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Puhtitsa Stavropegial Holy Dormition Monastery

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Light your candle

This was part of our trip to Estonia and a stop we had in mind, I have been in many monasteries and... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
George A
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Nicosia, Cyprus
Orthodox Monastery of the Dormition of Mother of God

One of the few monasteries that were not destroyed or closed during the Soviet regime. Has the... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
vpressman
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Sep 14, 2018
“Light your candle”
Dec 13, 2017
“Orthodox Monastery of the Dormition of Mother of God”
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Kuremae kula | Kuremäe, Ida-Viru maakond, Narva 41201, Estonia
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

This was part of our trip to Estonia and a stop we had in mind, I have been in many monasteries and this was one of the best. Only being here on Sunday morning you come closer to God.

Thank George A
Reviewed December 13, 2017

One of the few monasteries that were not destroyed or closed during the Soviet regime. Has the healing saint spring, the old cemetry and the hotel for pilgrims. There is also the old oak on the cemetry which was the witness of the miracle of...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

We had very touching visit to Kuremäe Monastery. We "hired" a nun to guide us around and tell about life, routine and meaning of monastery and its residents. Tour should last an hour but turned into three. During this time I didnt feel bored or...More

1  Thank Eili1972
Reviewed September 5, 2016

I like this place, it is very calm and peaceful and it's interesting as historical place. There is beautiful architecture and it's nice place for walking.

Thank Aleffy
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Beautiful nunnery with an exceptionally beautiful church. Lovely wooden architecture and spectacular flowers. Sadly, all information was only in Russian.

Thank MaijuT29
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Easy to find, near the border/ River bank . Beautiful ikons and paintings around the walls and window paintings. Spectacular Golden althars. Women needs to have skarf over head when visiting.

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Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

it is not in narva but about 1 hour drive away. however, if you anyway head in this direction is worth visit it. it is a monastery which is still active which means you can see how the people live there. impression. because usually you...More

Thank Remo G
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Magnificient surronuding nature, very old and sacred place with ancient oaktrees, sacreda among the pagans. The nunnery, which was also the serving place of Partiarch Aleksius of Russia during Soviet period. Sacred spring, which is believed to heal people.

1  Thank L_T2701
Reviewed September 22, 2015

I visited the nunnery (dependance?) in Kuremäe, which doesn't have its own entry on Tripadvisor. Very special and very quite place, which impresses by its calmness and beauty (see images)

1  Thank taqqie
Reviewed February 13, 2015

The place where you can meet actual nuns and monks. Very calm, quiet and peaceful. It is great to go solo, but it's family friendly as well.

Thank Loraq
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