Savior Klepiki (Spas-Klepiki)

Savior Klepika — Small town in the north of the Ryazan region, Administrative center of Klepikovsky district. Located on the banks of the rivers Punches and scoops. Nearest cities — Gus-Crystal (62 km), Shatura (63 km), Ryazan (65 km). Population — 5411 people (2017 year).

The heart of the vesets is also called sav-klepika. Because it is located on the territory of the Meshchersky lowland with century-old coniferous forests and impassable swamps, over which the routes of northern migratory birds run.

The beauty of this edge chance in his works writer Konstantin Powetsky, also admired the magnificence of the vesnets and perpetuated her in their works Poet Sergey Yesenin, writers Alexander Kubrin and Alexander Solzhenitsyn and artist Victor Vasnetsov.

The story of sav-klepikov

People settled on the territory of the Meshchersk region from ancient times, as evidenced by the excavations of the settlers on the shores of Lake White and Swan. These seats attracted dense forests, where it was possible to hide from enemies, and rich river river.

On the origin of the name of the city are disputes. According to one of the versions, earlier in this place was crossing over the Pruz River.

Since it was lost among dense forests and swamps, the travelers turned out to be easy to prevent robbers, among which the Klepikov brothers were especially famous.

But once they repented in their deeds and built the temple in honor of the rescue. Another version more prosaic, according to her the city was called from Klepika — Fish-fish knife.

On the map of Klepika appeared at the turn of the XIV and XVI centuries, as they were on the waterway connecting the ancient cities of Vladimir and Ryazan. And the first mention of the village of Klepikov refers to the XVII century, when a record of the local Savior Transfiguration Church was recorded in the bold book.

In the village, located on a large trading path, trade and crafts developed. In the XVII century there was opened a linen manufactory. By order of Peter I was established near the shipyard, where ships were built for the our Navy in the spring and floated on the Pre in Oku.

Due to the myriad of forest resources in the village developed carpentry craft. Klepikovsky carpenters were famous throughout Russia, and some were involved in the construction and in other countries. Also in the village there were many masters for the production of tableware made of wood, met lubochniki, basket and other artisans.

By the end of the XIX century in the village there were 454 residents, 133 of whom were literate. The city center is gradually built up stone merchants’ mansions, a local businessman Savostin launched a cotton factory. Female population was engaged in weaving, lace-making and embroidery.

In 1920, the Savior Klepikov was granted city status. Today the Savior Klepiki — this is one of the most ecologically clean places the Ryazan region. These tourists are attracted by the natural beauty untouched by civilization — main wealth Meshchersky edge.

Attractions Savior Klepikov

In the city Savior Klepiki the headquarters National Park “Meshchersky”. It was founded in 1992 and covers an area of ​​more than 100 thousand. H. Under its protection are protected forests, lakes, swamps and rivers, there are annually thousands of hunters, fishermen and lovers of mushrooms and berries.

In addition, numerous hiking trails passes through the national park, both road and bicycle and pedestrian.

The national park is located in part another natural landmark – Klepikovsky lakes, which is sometimes called the Great.

Once upon a time it was one Praozero which was transformed over time into a number of separate reservoirs. The total area of ​​the Great Lakes — 3.5 thousand. H.

The deepest of them — White lake, it reaches a depth of 5 meters. It is famous for crystal clear water and good fishing, so here comes a lot of fishing lovers.

Also, the lake was chosen by divers from neighboring regions, which attracts the rich underwater world of the White.

The largest of Klepikovsky — Great lake, its area — 20 square.KM. But on the vast territory of the depth does not exceed 1 – 1.5 m.

Lakeside swampy and covered with dense vegetation, therefore, come to the water is only possible on the south side near Lunkin and Ushmor villages.

Between the lakes and the Great White in the village have Lunkin Museum of wooden architecture. There are exhibits made of wood in a variety of techniques: Garden sculpture, wood carving, decorative painting.

The highlight of the exhibition — layouts “wooden Moscow” and “Kizhi”, as well as carved wooden playground.

A little further north, on a narrow promontory between the lakes holy, oaks and is Shargay tract Yalmont. Once there stood a rich village, located at an important part of a waterway on the River Pres.

Now it just reminds of the old cemetery and the ruins of the church of St. Nicholas of the XIX century, the walls of which you can still see fragments of ancient paintings and see the remains of a carved wooden iconostasis.

In addition, this area is attractive scenic views of the nearby lakes.

On the shore of the lake is located Ivankov Finca Ushmor, which is famous for its large landscaped park with green manicured lawns and numerous flower beds.

In the center of the park stands a circular rotunda, a favorite place for photo sessions among tourists and honeymooners.

In Struzhany village on the shore of Lake Sokorevo, interesting Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. First, Church of the Resurrection in the village was built in the late XVII century, but less than 100 years, was burned, and in its place was built new, also wooden, which successfully stood up to the beginning of XX century.

In 1910 a wooden church was sold to the village of Ershov, and in its place there was a stone church of red brick with three outside, surviving.

Savior Klepiki (Spas-Klepiki)

On the shore of Swan Lake is another interesting object — bales settlement. This is the parking lot of an ancient person who appeared here in the smoother period.

In this place were found objects made more than 3 thousand years ago: metal tips, ceramics, musical instruments.

Savior Klepika themselves are notable for the fact that at the local school in 1909-1212 he studied Sergey Yesenin. Now in the school building is located Museum of the poet, Here you can see the desk, behind which he was sitting, his favorite books, as well as autographs of the first poems.

In addition, at the Museum of recreated apartments of teachers, a hostel for students and collected objects of life of the beginning of the 20th century.

Not far from the museum there is another landmark of the city — Wooden Church of Nicholas Wonderworker. It was built in the second half of the XIX century and preserved to this day.

In Soviet times, it was closed, but at the end of the last century a believer was returned and its restoration is underway.

Another interesting place — Ruins of the railway bridge through the river Pru. At the end of the XIX century, a narrow-chain, connected Ryazan and Vladimir, for which the construction of a 200-meter wooden bridge was required. By the end of the XX century, the railway line was almost not used, and in 2003 the bridge burned down during a fire.

About the recent past, when narrow-sole railways worked, reminds Railway Museum In the Tum, which is 20 km from Savior Klepikov.

Here are the diesel locomotive, carriage, platform and snowpressure — technique that was exploited to UGR Tumskaya — Golovanov Dacha before her closure in 2012.


The climate in Savior Klepika is moderately cold, it distinguishes the vivid severity of all weather seasons and a relatively large amount of precipitation. Here are snow frosty winter and warm, but short and rainy summer. Winds predominantly southern and southwestern.

The coldest month — January, when the average temperature keeps at 10°WITH. The warmer month — July with mean temperatures about +19°WITH. Maximum comfortable time to visit the city — August, when the greatest number of sunny days and low probability of precipitation.

How to reach Spas-Klepikov

From Moscow to the Savior Klepikov easiest to reach by car. Distance — about 200 km, journey time — less than three hours. Need to move on the highway M5 (Novoryazanskoye highway), turn left for Nikita at Ilyinsky Churchyard, and by Ilyinsky through Egorevsk I go towards the Savior Klepikov.

With nearby regions Savior Klepiki connects bus service. On bus line here can be reached from Moscow, Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod and Ryazan.

The nearest Savior Klepikov railway station — Tuma, is 25 km. Before her run electric trains from Vladimir. From Spas to Tuma-Klepikov away by bus (follow approximately once per hour).

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