Ipatiev Monastery by AlexanderPolomodov

The Ipatiev Monastery is one of the country’s oldest and most famous cloisters. It stands on the bank of the River Kostroma, opposite the city of Kostroma in central Russia.

The Ipatiev Monastery was founded around 1330 by Chet-Murza, a Tatar prince who wished to serve Muscovy. Making his way to the city of Moscow, he was struck down by illness and forced to make a stop where the River Kostroma flowed into the River Volga.

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