Sacred places: Diveevo and Arzamas from Nizhny Novgorod – Road.Travel

Sacred places: Diveevo and Arzamas from Nizhny Novgorod

Road Trip Route. Admire the beauty of the cathedrals in Diveevo., Move to the time of Ivan the Terrible in the Nicholas Monastery., Feel the atmosphere of holy places.

You will go to the places of power of the Orthodox believers! Visit St. Diveyevsky Monastery, one of the most revered in Orthodoxy, and also visit the city of Arzamas and see St. Nicholas Monastery, which was built in the time of Ivan the Terrible.

History and Culture, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Nizhny Novgorod

Sati Sarkisyan. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Drive and Arzamas

You will go to the village of Diveevo to visit the famous Serafimo-Diveevo Monastery. Walk around the territory and admire several unusually beautiful churches. After lunch, you will head to Arzamas to see another monastery. And let St. Nicholas Monastery not be as famous as Diveevo, but no less beautiful.

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Orlov Manor in Simbilei village

Visit the impressive Orlov-Davydov estate. It is better to choose comfortable waterproof shoes and clothes for the walk - there may be a lot of snow. Here, you can wander among the dilapidated brick buildings and take a lot of interesting photographs and meet the winter sunrise.

Серафимо-Дивеевский монастырь

One of the most revered Orthodox monasteries. Believers from all over the country come here for pilgrimage. Besides its religious significance, the monastery is also an architectural monument. Each of the temples of Diveevo is unique and amazingly beautiful. Be sure to visit the largest cathedrals: Holy Trinity, Transfiguration, Kazan and Annunciation.

Кафе Veranda

Take a break for lunch. Stop by the beautiful Veranda Café. A great place for a light lunch. There is a good selection of different soups and salads.

Holy Resurrection Cathedral

The majestic and beautiful Resurrection Cathedral was built in honor of the victory of the Russian people in the Patriotic War of 1812. Inside the cathedral there are large biblical frescoes and an impressive dome through the windows, where light sneaks into the temple. Take a few pictures with this monumental structure.

Nicholas convent

An ancient monastery, founded back in the times of Ivan the Terrible. There is nothing left from those times, the monastery burned down many times, but was restored.

Соборная площадь

Look around you! It's so beautiful! Take a walk, feel the atmosphere of these holy places.

Castle de Santi Restaurant.

Dine and relax in a medieval castle-style restaurant. The menu includes a wide range of meat and fish dishes, as well as meals on fire.

Nizhny Novgorod