Yuriev Monastery

Local nameСвято-Юрьев мужской монастырь
LocationVeliky Novgorod, Russia

The St. George's Monastery is usually cited as Russia's oldest monastery. It stands in 5 kilometers south of Novgorod on the left bank of the Volkhov River near where it flows out of Lake Ilmen. The monastery used to be the most important in the medieval Novgorod Republic. It is part of the World Heritage Site named Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuriev_Monastery

Official Website http://www.georg.orthodoxy.ru/

Phone +7 8162 773020

Coordinates 58°29'11.793" N 31°17'4.467" E

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