Vysoko-Petrovsky Monastery, Moscow

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An oasis of silence and spirituality, Vysoko-Petrovsky Monastery was probably founded in the 14th century by St. Peter of Moscow. Once part of an important defensive ring constructed around the city, the monastery complex contains several churches and other structures. The onion-domed main church, dedicated to the Virgin of Bogolyubovo, dates from the 1600s. Arguably the complex's most famous building is a brick cathedral with a shingle roof, built by Peter the Great's mother in the 17th century. Take a guided tour with a monastery official to learn about the history of the complex and see area's usually closed to the general public. Plan trip to Moscow with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • This little-visited religious complex is located within walking distance of most tourist attractions and that is worth much. Now in restoration, and at least three of its buildings are impossible to see. Even so, I recommend to go. The entrance is free. There is a small shop of religious items and more at great prices. There is also a small cafe in the underground with beautiful mosaics and somewhat decadent surroundings (is like stepping back 50 years in time). There are plates in English at the entrance of each building, so it can know the most relevant place.
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  • Daughter was baptized in the Cathedral of St. Sergius Of Radonezh. Discovered this complex. In Moscow from 1981 onwards, and did not look here. Restoration work well under way. That's nice. And it inspires. Laugh only youth are in expensive suits who run the Petrovka "wish" to the parties of the Saints or fall to their knees before them and ask forgiveness for bribes, reshalki and other suspended matter. No, folks, you are not here. Address you know)))
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  • As well among contemporary Moscow retained little historical corners of the past. It's nice to wander, to touch the historical and spiritual values Highly-Petrovsky monastery
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  • Amazing! A treasure! Must see.
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  • Nice place, beautiful, ancient. On the territory of the monastery a few temples, admission is free. Not crowded, with the exception of weekends, when guided tours. Believers, it's probably best to visit on weekdays, when there is the opportunity to quietly, thoughtfully to pray. Father friendly. The only thing you need to be careful when visiting the refectory. The Fed is indeed tasty, but too often wrong calculations, and put the plate smaller, more. If the dining room is open to visitors, it equates to caterers, object must be certain performance standards, rather than as God blesses, excuse the pun. Although in this holy place can and does not worth to pay attention to it, but nonetheless. And the rest are all very cool.
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  • Beautiful monastery. It is obvious that requires reconstruction and has long been its demands. On the territory of the lively: come the Group of tourists and pilgrims. Nice has a refectory, but we came to a close, pojetosu about the taste of dishes remains anyone's guess.
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