Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, Moscow

4.5
World heritage site · Cemetery · Historic Site
A World Heritage Site, Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre counts among Moscow's top cultural attractions. The convent grounds include a majestic five-domed cathedral, built in the early 16th century. The cathedral's lofty ground floor, typical of religious structures built on the orders of Ivan the Terrible, contains some of the country's finest frescoes, as well as a large gilded iconostasis. The complex also includes a six-tier bell tower, which was the tallest structure in 18th-century Moscow. The monastic cemetery, long coveted by prominent Muscovites as a prestigious place of burial, contains the tombs of writers Anton Chekov and Nikolai Gogol. To visit Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre on your trip to Moscow, use our Moscow day trip planning website.
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  • This monastery is of the category - you must visit. There are several wonderful churches on its territory. In the Monastery Museum you can touch the history of Russia. A large number of famous...  more »
  • Less than 15 minutes walk from the nearest metro station, this is easy to get to. The white walls make it look a bit different. Lots of beautiful buildings inside and lovely grounds. However, when I.....  more »
  • Active female convent with combination of white walls and red towers and churches, curently at the end of renovation. Within 15 minutes of walk from Sportivnaya metro station. Founded by Basil III...  more »
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