St. Andrew's Monastery, Moscow

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  • August 16, 2017
    At Andrew's monastery-nice, eventful past. And now, in my opinion, quite sad. On the one hand the monastery back rich buildings, on the other hand, something like the Economic Court building hangs on top hotels trashed embankment reconstruction. But the monastery is very needed restoration. Holy place, and feels very convent strives to live, a lot of effort to apply here was Sunday school, so people came here. But money is not enough, it is immediately noticeable.
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  • July 19, 2017
    Legend has it that it was built in the 13th century, but the first documented traces tell us that the monastery was founded in 1648 around a pre-existing Saint Andrew Church, from which it takes its name. In the following years, between 1689 and 1703 religious buildings were erected that are part of it. Closed and partially demolished in 1923 by Bolshevichi, reopens in 1991 as a church and a monastery again in 2013. Easily accessible through Gorky Park, when it needs a bit of restoration: the walls of the churches are neglected and ruined, the gardens and the few flowers (which elsewhere are manicured) here grow up without any care. Already from the entrance (which is very spoiled) are a series of prohibitions, including to photograph: passes though the will in any case, given the conditions in which the entire monastery. Too bad.....
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  • May 15, 2017
    How many live in the area and would not have known about it if it were not for the Trip Adviser-showed it in the "attractions" next. Beautiful, unusual, small hid in the greenery of the mountains the Sparrow)
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  • The building was constructed in the early 19th century are placed Inside the living quarters and the Synodal library. Previously appeared as the Northeast, Southeast, Northwest and Southwest Corps charities.
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  • One of the oldest monasteries of Moscow. Operates the synodal library reading room. Be quiet. Beautiful views of the river and the city.
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  • Very nice view of the monastery at the foot of the Sparrow hills. You can admire the sunset from the observation deck of the clock, this unity with nature.
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  • Old and beautiful monastery
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  • Corner of tranquility
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