Raifa

Essentials

Raifa is home to the Raifsky Bogoroditsky Monastery - the largest Orthodox monastery in Tatarstan. It can easily be visited by bus from Kazan.

Raifa


Basic facts
Name in Russian Раифа
Status: Village (posyolok) in the Zelenodolsk District of the Republic of Tatarstan
Location On Raifskoe Lake
Distance 30km west of Kazan
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 426 people (2007)
Founded 17th century