Spaso-Preobrazhensky Valaam Monastery. Its development took place in the XV-XVI centuries. The complex was built as far as possible from the hustle and bustle of the world. The islands of the archipelago are surrounded by water on all sides. It is ideal for spiritual service and solitude and leading a quiet life. On Valaam there are not only monastic brethren living according to the liturgical charter, but also laypeople working here on the farm. This place attracts tens and hundreds of thousands of believers and just guests from all corners of the vast globe. People come not only to enjoy the grandeur and beauty of the places, but also for spiritual fulfillment, purification and recuperation.