Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Pryluky or Priluki is a city located on the Udai River in the Chernihiv Oblast, north-central Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Prylutsky district. The city boasts various monuments of national importance, including the Cossack regiment treasury, Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery, various churches and ancient cathedrals.

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery
Gustynya is a small village Priluky region, Chernihiv oblast  (150 km from Kiev). The name came from the dense oak forests growing in the area. Here in the year 1600 was founded Gustyn monastery on the land of princes Vyshnevetsky. The founder of the monastery was a monk Joasaph.
Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery
First, the monastery was made of wood, but terrible fires in 1636 and 1671 partially destroyed it. The architectural ensemble of the monastery was formed during the XVII (2 half) – XVIII centuries.

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery
One of the most famous Ukrainian chronicles – Gustynskaya (1600-40) was written in the monastery, and told about the events since the foundation of the monastery until the middle of the XVII century.

In Soviet times, the monastery was closed and he stood long in the ruins.
Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Nowadays, convent basic facilities were revived and restored . There is a well-known miracle-working icon in the Gustyn Monastery –  Smolensk Icon of the Mother of God.

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery

Taras Shevchenko. In Gustyne. The Refectory Church. Watercolor, 1845

Taras Shevchenko. In Gustyne. The Refectory Church. Watercolor, 1845



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