Alexander Nevsky Monastery St. Petersburg, Russia 1710
Founded in 1710 by Peter the Great to house the relics of the military hero-saint Prince Alexander of Novgorod, this is one of only four Russian monasteries to be given the highest rank of lavra.
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- Alexander Nevsky Monastery
- 59.921130° N, 30.388613° E
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- 1710 constructed