Raifa

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