The icon of Saint Matrona - where to find it
Icons of St. Matrona of Moscow is in many churches. Its revered not only in the capital but also in Russia and in the world. But the main icon and the relics are here, in a convent on Taganskaya street.
How to get to the Pokrovsky monastery
Pokrovsky Stavropigialny women's monastery is located at the address: Moscow, Taganskaya street, house 58. Nearby are several metro stations: "Taganskaya", "Marxist", "proletarian", "Peasant Outpost" and "Lenin Square". It is best to get from "Marxist", it is the closest of all.
If you decide to get to the temple of the Holy mother Matron through the station "Marxist", look for the exit from the subway to the Taganskaya street. It is located at the end of the hall. Climb up the escalator. Turn left and go outside - there is a bus stop. On any transport (minibus, bus, trolley), passing two stops. The monastery is located on the second from the subway. Find it very easy. Transport stops right in front of the gate of the monastery.
Can be reached from the metro station "Marxist" and on foot. To do this, coming out of the subway, you need to go straight in the direction of motion of vehicles. Street Tagansky, to its intersection with Bolshaya andronevskaya. It only takes seven to ten minutes. The monastery and the Church of the Holy mother Matrona, with its icon located on the right. From metro station "Taganskaya" to get to the temple you can also. Only beforehand it is necessary to cross the road in the direction of the shopping center "Zvezdochka" - it is visible from the metro.
To get to the Pokrovsky monastery, arriving at the metro station "proletarian", you will have to go to the Abelmanovskaya street and follow it all straight, ten to fifteen minutes. Nice guideline - tram tracks, which run parallel. If a long walk is not included in the plans, you can take the tram and get off at the stop "Abelmanovskaya Zastava. Pokrovsky monastery is located across the street from a stop, its red wall will be perfectly visible. From the metro station "Krestyanskaya Zastava" is similarly accessible, it is located very near the "Proletarian".
From metro station "Lenin Square" to the Pokrovsky monastery have to take the tram, which follows in the direction of the Abelmanovskaya Zastava. To get to the stop, get out of the last subway car, next to the center, and go upstairs. At the crossing turn left. Then left again, before the transition to the station "Rimskaya". Then the stairs to go outside to find a traffic light and a large intersection. Go to the opposite side, there is a tram stop. You can take any tram, they all go in the direction of the Abelmanovskaya Zastava. Stop is the second from the metro station "Lenin Square". You can walk, laid in parallel to the tram tracks. The road will take ten to fifteen minutes.
Advice 2: How to get to Saint Matrona
Pilgrims from all over the country come to visit the relics of Saint Matrona in Pokrovsky monastery, which is located on the street Tagansky, and the tomb on the Danilovsky cemetery. Drive to Mother Matron, with metro, tram and car.
You will need
- - map or Navigator
- - a car or money for the metro (tram, trolleybus, minibus)
- flowers to Saint Matrona
Daily Holy Matron asking for thousands of people. Many not only pray in front of icons, but also come to the relics and the tomb of the Saint. Believers say that the Matron Mother herself will show the way to those who need it. The relics of Matrona of Moscow is located in the Pokrovsky monastery, in the left chapel of the intercession Church. For pilgrims a visit: from 7 to 20 hours, Sunday 6 o'clock in the morning. At Easter and 2 may (memorial day Matron) pilgrims are allowed round the clock access. The monastery is located at the address: Moscow, Taganskaya str., D. 58, at the intersection of three major streets of Moscow: Nizhny Novgorod, Taganka Rogozhskaya and shaft.
The monastery can be reached by public transport and car. You can take the subway and get off at the station Marxist, Taganskaya walk the streets and go to Abelmanovskaya gate by bus No. 51 or trolleybus № 16, 26, 63. Also the metro station Ryazan prospectus and on the street Papernika catch a minibus or 63 463, trolley bus 63, or bus 51. If you go to the station Lenin Square, the further you can get to the bus stop Abelmanovskaya Outpost. Coming to a stop Abelmanovskaya Outpost, you need to pay attention to the people that go with flowers. They can not be overlooked, they are all from different metro stations sent for help to the Holy matron.
Matrona of Moscow was buried on the Danilovsky cemetery, which can be reached in three ways: by car, metro station Tulskaya and the tram number 26 from metro Shabolovskaya. Those traveling by car need to get to the Small Tula street, turn on the duhovsky lane and, without turning anywhere, drive to the yellow gate of the cemetery.
Find a grave Matron is simple: immediately after the entrance to the cemetery stands a small building, for him to turn right after 10 metres you will see the pointer "to the matron," to follow him (walk about 5-6 m). The tomb resembles a small crypt, it is protected, and near it always there is a woman that this place cares and gives to everyone who came to the Holy matron, sand. It helps to find happiness and harmony, relieves pain and strengthens faith in God.
To visit the relics of Saint Matrona better on weekdays, weekends turn over several times, can stand up to 6 hours. If you are bringing a child, you can pass the queue to the big icon and the relics.
Going to the grave to the Holy matron, not necessarily in advance to buy flowers. In front of the entrance to the cemetery is a large flower shop.