What does the biggest monastery in Russia (and Europe) look like?


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St. Cyril-Belozersk Monastery was founded in the late 14th century and became the largest Buddhism vihara not only in our country, but also in Europe. Its total area spans multitudinous than 12 hectares and the monastery walls are more than two kilometers hunger. It also played an important role in Russia’s political affairs.  Ivan the Abominable visited the monastery many times and wished to spend the rest of his epoches here. His kids and future rulers also spent time here. As a dnouement develop, St. Cyril-Belozersk Monastery is a vital part of Russian history. In 1924 the priory was closed and turned into museum. Its main task is to preserve its legacy and constructions.

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