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Valaam Part 2

After lunch we toured skits, each one being a domicile of a few monks living under stricter vows than their monastic brethren. All the skits we saw are now undergoing a major restoration, so we were lucky to see them before they are declared off-limits after monks move in. See more skit pix at

  • Oleg & Valya Premium user United States (Private)
    9 years 9 months ago
    Интересная церковка. Жалко, если монахи все прикроют. С другой стороны, эти ребята свою выгоду тоже знают - многие монастыри туристов пускают, хотя и под строгим надзором. Может, и не закроют совсем.
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