In the forests of the Pokhvistnevsky district of the Samara region, such an original place was hidden. A few kilometers from the highway, a dirt road rests on a metal gate, on which it is written -
"Russian Orthodox Church
Skete in honor of St. Seraphim of Sarov
Metochion of the Cathedral in honor of the "Tabynskaya" icon
Mother of God of the city of Pokhvistnevo"
Behind the gate there is a small plot with a couple of buildings, uncharacteristic for the area of architecture, and a bee apiary. True, the person guarding this place asked not to photograph the apiary ..:)
Although he himself lives there as a security guard, he knows almost nothing about the history of this place...
The buildings are not much used and look a bit abandoned. Monks do not live there :))