Goritsky Monastery

Goritsky Monastery

The Goritsy Monastery of Resurrection is a Russian Orthodox convent in the village of Goritsy, Kirillovsky District, Vologda oblast, Russia.

The convent is 15km north of the town of Kirillov, Kirillovsky District, which was the site of one of the historically most important male monasteries in Russia, and to which Tsar Ivan the Terrible, discussed below, had planned to retire. Since the 1970s, the Kirillo-Belozerksy museum-zapovednik of History, Art, and Architecture has operated parts of the Goritsky complex. Parts of Goritsky convent

Operating as usual

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