First mentioned in 1498 as the village of Goat Mountain. Explanation of the name “Goat Mountain” – forest goats living on this mountain.
First mentioned in 1498 as the village of Goat Mountain. Explanation of the name “Goat Mountain” – forest goats living on this mountain. In 1900, on the initiative of a local native of Maria Kudryavtseva, with the assistance of St. John of Kronstadt, the Holy Pokrovsky Porech Women’s Monastery was established. In 1908 the architect Kosyakov, a church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos was built, which was illuminated by John of Kronstadt himself …
The monastery was closed in 1928, and the sisters were arrested and deported to Kazakhstan, to Siberia ..
- Duration of Tour Program Total 12.0 hours
- Live tour guide
- Wheelchair accessible
- No hidden cost
- Admission tickets included
- Included in the tour program
Tuesday 10:00AM – 06:00PM
Wednesday 10:00AM – 06:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM – 06:00PM
Friday 10:00AM – 06:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM – 06:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM – 06:00PM
The ancient road near Goat Mountain was important. From Norova through the Yam, all those who wanted to get to Novgorod walked along it. Here lived the people of Em … “on the right side of the Narova River, per the Luga river district to the Baltic Sea ..”.
Later, with the arrival of the Slavs, Pogosts appeared, one of which was recently found not far from this place. Here was Pogost of Princess Olga, that open its for collect tribute to Kievan Rus in 947, during a campaign in Novgorod ….