This male monastery was founded in XVII century by the hermit Filaret. The Raifa monastery is located 27 km away from Kazan and is still operating.
Here you will visit the main temples – Holy Trinity Cathedral, Cathedral of God’s Mother of Georgia, Church of the Ss Reverend Fathers tortured in Sinai and Raithu and the smallest church in Europe – Church of Saint Sophia. Those who are interested can walk in the surrounding area, collect holy water from the spring, spend their free time by the lake with its legendary non-quacking frogs or check time by the unique sun clock.
Duration: 3 hrs.
Prices for individual tour:
Up to 3 persons — 60 Euro
From 4 to 6 persons — 70 Euro
From 7 to 18 persons — 85 Euro
From 19 to 40 persons— 100 Euro
The above mentioned prices include transportation, English-speaking guide. Parking ticket is not included and paid separately.