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

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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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  • A very impressive building but if your with a large group there is no admission, not sure about individual visits. Lovely park area around the Covent where there is a nice duck family bronze statue.  more »
  • Beautiful convent and church ! Founded by Prince Vasily III to commemorate the annexation of Smolensk! The name means “ New Maidens” and is meant to differ from “ old maidens” within the Kremlin! I...  more »
  • Novodevichy remains essential for peace and reflection in a busy city. Beautiful beyond measure and full of history.  more »
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