Zadonsk is a city of great Christian spiritual traditions, which raised it to the rank of all-Russian shrines. Here he found his last shelter and was glorified by miracles St Tikhon, Bishop of Voronezh and Yeletsky, here he spent the last years of his life, here he was glorified in the face of saints in 1861 and is universally revered now as Zadonsky h
What to expect
The excursion from Voronezh to Zadonsk includes visits to the famous Zadonsk monasteries and miraculous springs.
If Zadonsky has long established the glory of the spiritual center, "Russian Jerusalem", then Elets can be called a city "ancient, like Russia itself." Yelets is a city-monument of history and architecture. Yelets is listed in the UNESCO catalog as a city with a rich historical heritage. This is the only city in the Lipetsk region, which is on the list of 115 cities of the Russian Federation, which have valuable historical, artistic and town-planning ensembles and urban development complexes, natural landscapes, ancient layouts, and an archaeological cultural layer of interest.
On a sightseeing tour of Yelets we will see the Znamensky Monastery, the Ascension Cathedral, visit Ivan Bunin's house museum or Tikhon Khrennikov's house museum, the museum of folk crafts or a private unique museum with a monument to Vladimir Rozanov, see the famous "Yelets lace".