Assumption Cave Monastery in Bakhchisarai is among the most popular pilgrimage centers in Russia
The Russian accommodation booking service Tvil.ru polled users of social networks and found out which pilgrimage centers are most often visited by the Orthodox on trips around Russia.
Tourists-pilgrims named the Holy Trinity Seraphim-Diveevsky Monastery in the Nizhny Novgorod Region (24,24%), Valaam Monastery in the Republic of Karelia (04,18%) and the Trinity-Sergius Lavra in Sergiyev Posad (12,12%) the most interesting Orthodox shrines in the country. The most visited monasteries in Russia also included the Assumption Cave Monastery in Bakhchisarai and the Pskov-Pechersky Monastery in the Pskov Region (according to , 2% ), the Belogorsky Monastery near Kungur in the Perm Territory, the Novodevichy Convent in Moscow and the Alexander Nevsky Lavra in St. Petersburg, which scored 6 each 12 % of votes , — noted in the press service of the service.
The least votes in the survey about the most popular Orthodox monasteries for pilgrims were received by the Prince Vladimir Monastery in Irkutsk (4,08%) and Pustyn Theodosius of the Caucasus in Novorossiysk (2,04%).
The ten most popular pilgrimage centers in Russia:
Holy Trinity Seraphim-Diveevsky Monastery in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 24, 49%