The tour is dedicated to the history of the second largest island, during which you will learn about the life of hermit monks, the Foundation and development of monastery monasteries, the nature of the island, as well as the camp, Soviet and modern history of the island. Also, visit the operating monastery hermitages and memorable places. During the camp in Anzère located medical part for terminally ill prisoners.
Anzer-is the second largest island of the Solovetsky archipelago, where in the 17-18 centuries were organized strict prayer skits – Holy Trinity and Calvary-Crucifixion. The skits of Anzer island are active and have their own Charter, which differs from the Charter of the Solovetsky monastery in its severity.
The tour takes all day. In total, decided on it to go 12 kilometers. There’s no transport on Anzer. The island is reached by sea. There are age restrictions on visiting.