famous journey through
It is necessary to drive only 60 km along the Moscow-St. Petersburg route from Tver to Torzhok in order to be in one of the oldest Russian monasteries, Novotorzhsky Borisoglebsky. But we suggest first passing Torzhok and getting to the next city on the M 10-Vyshny Volochyok highway.
We will continue our way towards the northern capital and after another 60 km. at the entrance to the historical center of Vyshny Volochka, in the direction of travel you will turn right. A little more and a monastery in front of us, inscribed its own pilgrim in the history of Russian Orthodoxy. The fact that for many years the main shrine of the Kazan Convent was Andronikov (Andronikovskaya) icon of the Mother of God, according to legend, written by the Evangelist Luke during the life of the Virgin Mary, or, most likely , one of her earliest lists. Continue reading