Anastasievsky monastery

Bogoyavlensky Convent or Anastasievsky Convent (Богоявленско-Анастасьевский женский монастырь) is a Russian Ortodox convent in Kostroma, Russia. Founded as a male's monastery in XV century by Staretz Nikita who was a disciple and a relative by St. Sergy Radonezhsky. In 1559 the construction of the monastic Bogoyavlensky Cathedral was began. In 1570 some monks from the monastery were accused of the supporting to Vladimir of Staritsa and punished by Ivan the Terrible.
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