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Kazan Convent in Vyshny Volochyok

Vyshny Volochyok is a town with a population of about 47 thousand people located in the Tver region, 136 km north-west of Tver.

One of the attractions of Vyshny Volochyok is the Kazan Convent – an Orthodox female monastery of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God founded in 1881 and located on the eastern outskirts of the town. Kazan Convent in Vyshny Volochyok on Google Maps. Photos by: Mikhail Aritkin.

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General access of visitors is allowed only on Sundays and holidays during the Divine service.

Belfry and refectory.

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Church of the Andronikov Icon of the Mother of God (1897-1901).

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Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God (1877-1882).

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