Nizhny Novgorod Tour to Arzamas and Diveevo monastery

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kazan

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We offer you to touch the wonders of the village Diveevo, located in Nizhny Novgorod region. Here you can relax from the bustle of the city, distracted from your everyday routine and problems. This is the place where you will immerse yourself in the natural purity, breathe fresh air and visit holy places. Travel in this wonderful village will impress you. Diveevo is a unique village, located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. This place has an incredibly beautiful scenery, lots of sources of saints, cathedrals, churches and temples. A lot of people from all over Russia and abroad want to visit Diveevo with its atmosphere. The village was formed in the 16th century and in honour of the first owner - Diva. In the 18th century, a wooden church appeared there in honour of St. Nicholas and Archdeacon Stephen. Also, Diveevo became known as a fourth lot of the Mother of God. There is the Holy Trinity Seraphim-Diveyevo monastery with the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Church of St. NicholasAn excursion and a visit to the Nikolaev convent. In summer there is a possibility to visit the Resurrection Cathedral and to venerate the life-giving cross. (From November to May the cathedral is closed.)Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery, Diveyevo, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Volga DistrictArrival to Diveevo. Sightseeing tour of the Holy Trinity Seraphim-Diveevsky convent. You will visit the territory of the Diveevsky monastery, get acquainted with its history and customs in the monastery. Then you will visit the Trinity Cathedral, where the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov are kept, and the Transfiguration Cathedral.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery, Diveyevo, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Volga DistrictPassage through the Holy Canal of the Virgin and free time to have dinner. You will be able to go to one of the refectories on the territory of the monastery and try monastic pies, bread, pancakes.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Spring of Blessed Alexandra of Diveyevo, Diveyevo, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Volga DistrictAfter a meal you will make a trip to the holy spring (Kazan or Mother Alexandra) where you will be able to take of holy water and also swimming in the spring is possible (optional).Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request
  • Hotel pick up from Nizhny Novgorod by private a/c transport
  • Transportation for excursions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Nicholas
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Spring of Blessed Alexandra of Diveyevo

What’s not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery