Fairy Nook. A legendary land. Here, in the heart of the Volga-Kama State Reserve is located one of the gems of the XVII century Russian architecture - Raifa Bogoroditsky Monastery.
Today - Raifa Bogoroditsky Monastery is one of the most visited places in Tatarstan. It’s monumental white stone churches are located on the picturesque banks of the lake.
The monastery keeps one of the most revered shrines - the miraculous icon of the Georgian Mother of God. This icon binds many miracles, for that matter, by the monastery itself. People travel thousands kilometers to collect the holy water of the famous Raifa Monastery spring, as well as to enjoy the beautiful clear lake, which has many legends.