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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  • Good place, Dal Museum rather than a monastery now. From the interesting-frescoes in the Cathedral, the walls, the lookout on the banks of Heaters, quilting store, belfry
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  • The ancient little town with old houses, kruzhivnymi trims at Windows of houses along the Central streets. Enter the city through the ancient gates. In absolutely beautiful museum complex Spaso-Ephimievsky the savoir monastery. A huge complex of 15 century, very special music of the bells, they have a special sound, probably used special alloy in the Bell. Did not like the only pricing for services, they are more expensive than Moscow.
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  • Us with his son liked it. We are both non-Orthodox and not Christians. But for us from the ethnographic point of view and from an aesthetic point of view-it was enthusiasm.
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