You must visit this place to see the Nikolskaya Church which is as old as Arkhangelsk.
You will see the hipped silhouette of this wooden church. The Uspenskaya church, standing near, was built 200 years ago at the expense of Andrey Kharitonov, the merchant and the shipbuilder. It is fully restored and is still functioning.
Behind the churches there is a stream, where you can find the healing water.
There are tragic pages in the history of Lyavlya.
Since the 1920s one of the departments of the Solovki prison camp carried out mass shootings of the priests and lay people. Every year there is a Christian procession to the memory of the victims.