Alexander Nevsky Monastery St. Petersburg, Russia
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.
Facts & Stats on the Alexander Nevsky Monastery
- Alexander Nevsky Monastery
- 319497 Go Historic
- 59.921130° N, 30.388613° E
- 1710 constructed