Super Old Pictures Of Amazing Looking Russian Monks


So I found these pictures of a Russian monastery on a lake island called Valaam near St Petersburg and they are amazing. The monastery is called the Valaam Monastery and the lake is called Ladoga, the lake is the biggest in Europe and is over 200km long, that’s longer than the Eiffel tower. It’s deepest spot is about 200m deep, which is deeper than the deep end in ten swimming pools on top of each other.

The monastery its self was founded at least 500 years ago, but may even be as old as 1000 years, which is older than Paul McCartney and Terry Wogan added together. Enjoy these moody shots like I just have:

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Awesome Beard

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Beard In The Woods

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Icons And Child

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Island View

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Monks In Boats

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Rocky Outcrop

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Silence

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Vow Of Silence

Valaam - St. Petersburg Monastery - Wooden Shack

They have their own type of chanting on the island called the Valaam chant, and they have a professional choir that raises money for bits and bobs. The chanting is awesome and the video at…

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