Perched on a steep riverbank, it does not boast any panoramic views, opening up from far away in the distance.
Founded relatively late, it never ranked among the oldest and most venerable sites, yet went on to become the leading cloister in Pskov region and one of the most highly regarded in the whole of Russia.
More than thousand cities are located on the territory of Russian Federation.
During more than 1000 years of Russia's history different cities emerged on its territory, others disappeared.
The Pskov Monastery of the Caves occupies a special place in the hearts of Russians.
One of the country’s oldest cloisters, it is often called a lavra – a special term for the highest ranking monasteries in the Russian Orthodox Church.
Vast wonderful Russia is mysterious and wonderful land, about which is composed many exciting stories and exciting legends.