Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, Suzdal

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Visit Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, a World Heritage Site boasting multiple architectural monuments: a cathedral, refectory church, campanile, church with a hospital block, dormitory, and the jail known as the cruelest in Russia. In 1352 the Prince of Suzdal and Nizhny Novgorod, Konstantin Vasilievich, founded the monastery, which bears the name of its first abbot. Notice the complex's pink walls and 12 distinctive towers. Go to the small square, surrounded by the massive cathedral topped with five large onion domes, and step into the refectory church and campanile crowned with a clock tower. The church is one of the earliest architectural monuments with a hipped roof. Look for the 16th-century murals depicting the saint abbot Evfimy on the south side chapel. To visit Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex on your holiday in Suzdal, and find out what else Suzdal has to offer, use our Suzdal tour planner.
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  • Here it is a historical place Russia Great and till our days. Monastery prison Museum. And what is the Bell ringing! Chanting monks in the temple! Ed soul takes
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  • The monastery is just very cool-probably one of the most important places Suzdali in my opinion! A must go! And probably it would take hours-so if you get there in winter dress warmer!
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  • One of the beautiful places in suzdal and what would its work around requires a day. Many expositions and exhibitions. Be sure to go to church and listen to the chants of the choir. Very nicely Sung prayers (Turetsky choir nervously smokes on the sidelines) Walk on the walls of the Kremlin and visit the loopholes of which reflect the raids of enemies. History of the Kremlin is very big and unusual. It was located not only for its almost thousand years of history.
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