Spiritual piece of Tambov

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Recreation “Razguliay” is located on the fertile land. A few kilometers away in the most beautiful place in Tambov three hundred eighty-five Mammoth desert attracts pilgrims from all over Russia.
History Mammoth desert is closely linked with the history of the promotion and strengthening of Orthodoxy in the Tambov region.

In 1629, the owner of the local land nun Martha Ivanovna allowed Elder Mamas base on St. Nicholas clearing deserts, in the name of “St. Nicholas”.

It was he who, according to legend, found here in three limes large full-length icon of St. Nicholas, which was the reason for the creation of the monastery.

The first few decades of the monastery was poor and wretched word “desert” means “monastery in a remote desert area

In the 18th century it was abolished, but all the buildings remained, even in the 19th century there were new additions. This period was marked by the appearance of growth is amazing wooden sculptures – a unique monument of ancient Russian architecture. They were elaborately carved and covered with gold leaf.

Our guests may also be interested in other Orthodox shrines Tambov land: Tambov Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, Kazan Church, the Church of the Holy Virgin, Ascension Convent, Cathedral Bogolyubskii Michurinsk, Trinity Cathedral in Morshansk. You can visit the spiritual pearls Tambov alone or with our help, we are happy to help you.