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Discover Verkholino in Russia

Verkholino in the region of Pskov is a place located in Russia - some 386 mi or ( 621 km ) North-West of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Verkholino is now 04:10 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Rugāji, Alūksne, Zhidilov Bar, Zaborovka, and Seredka. When in this area, you might want to check out Rugāji . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Verkholino ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Yelizarov Convent

Yelizarov or Yeleazarov Convent (Елеазаров монастырь) is a small convent founded as a monastery in 1447 to the north of Pskov, along the road leading to Gdov, by a local peasant named Eleazar. He constructed the wooden church of Three Holy Fathers, wherein he was interred upon his death on 15 May 1481. Eleazar was canonized at the Stoglavy Sobor in 1551.

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Located at 58.05 28.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1447 establishments, Buildings and structures in Pskov Oblast, Convents in Russia, Monasteries in Russia, Russian Orthodox monasteries

Velikaya River

For the Velikaya river in Far East Siberia, see Velikaya River (Chukotka). The Velikaya is a river in Novosokolnichesky, Pustoshkinsky, Sebezhsky, Opochetsky, Pushkinogorsky, Ostrovsky, Palkinsky, and Pskovsky Districts of Pskov Oblast, as well as in the city of Pskov in Russia. It is a major tributary of Lake Peipus and belongs to the basin of the Narva River. It is 430 kilometres long, and the area of its basin 25,200 square kilometres .

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Located at 57.86 28.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Narva River basin, Rivers of Pskov Oblast

Ivanovsky Monastery, Pskov

The Convent of Nativity of Saint John the Baptist is a former Russian Orthodox nunnery in Pskov. It is notable for the katholikon, one of Russia's oldest churches, dating from the first half of the 12th century. The church is located at the city center, on the left bank of the Velikaya River, in the Zavelichye quarter. It currently belongs to Krypetsky Monastery.

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Located at 57.83 28.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 12th-century architecture, Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Pskov, Russian Orthodox cathedrals

Pskova River

The Pskova is a river in Strugo-Krasnensky and Pskovsky Districts of Pskov Oblast, as well as in the city of Pskov in Russia. It is a right tributary of the Velikaya River and belongs to the basin of the Narva River. It is 102 kilometres long, and the area of its basin 1,000 square kilometres . The city of Pskov is located on the banks of the Pskova. The tributaries include: the Pskovitsa and the Drebyonka Rivers (left), as well as the Toroshinka and the Milyovka Rivers (right).

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Located at 57.83 28.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Narva River basin, Rivers of Pskov Oblast

Trinity Cathedral in Pskov

The Trinity Cathedral (ru. Троицкий собор or Троицкий храм) is located in the Pskov Krom or Kremlin on the east bank of the Velikaya (Great) River. It has, since 1589, been the mother church of the Pskov Eparchy.

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Located at 57.82 28.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 17th-century Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Buildings and structures in Pskov Oblast, Cathedrals in Russia, Pskov, Religious buildings completed in 1699, Visitor attractions in Pskov Oblast