Peryn Chapel or the Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos on Peryn in the environs of Veliky Novgorod is one of the city's oldest churches, dating from the 1220s.
The church is located 6km from Veliky Novgorod, by the source of the Volkhov River where it flows out of Lake Ilmen. The church is a part of the Peryn Skete, a former monastery abolished in the 18th century, and is the only functioning church in the complex.The Peryn Chapel is on the World Heritage list as a part of object 604 Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings. The building has been
Operating as usual