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    Znamensky Monastery

    • Nikolskoe, Russia
    • Znamensky Monastery$$
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      Znamenskі diocesan Orthodox nunnery is Sloboda city street Elec Lipetsk region. Belongs yaletska Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.
      The monastery was founded on the spot where once was the monastery of the Trinity Monastery, which was founded at Stone Mountain in 1629. In 1683 the monastery with the great help of St. Mitrofan turned into a nunnery.
      By the beginning of the XX century the monastery lived more than 400 people.
      After the revolution, in 1917 the monastery was closed and all the nuns expelled. The monastery was converted into Labour camp, and in 1937 the monastery building completely destroyed.
      Again, it was restored only in 2004.

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