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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  • Monastery of Saint Euthymius is a unique museum complex. At the monastery, in the truest sense, "every stone breathes history". Year of Foundation of Evfimieva monastery Spaso-is considered the year 1352. By the end of the XVII century the monastery became one of the richest in Russia. Panorama of the Spassky monastery produces an exciting impression: powerful brick wall surrounds the entire complex over her serve Church chapters and the chapter. Currently, all the buildings of the monastery were carefully restored. Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral have survived remarkable mural, 1689. Kostroma painters led by Gury Nikitin. Restored mausoleum over the burial place of D.m. Pozharsky. At the belfry XVI-XVIIvekov chasozvon restored and working hours. Work on the territory of the monastery museums: Museum of naïve art in Russia, the Museum of old Russian painting, the Exposition "book six centuries." In the small wing of the Fraternal Exposition Corps "Intertwining destinies" of personal and historical destiny of people. And in a prison housing the Museum "Suzdal prison. Chronicle of two centuries of history ". Spaso-Evfimieva monastery ensemble is required to attend. Time that all bypass and see need a lot.
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  • At the entrance ask the girl, I'm sorry, but how much is worth a visit, because it is clear already at first glance, that all chargeable, two staff members of the Museum and police guard + plus the cashier on a weekday morning in one place, I do not have time to hear addressed to answer a policeman passing vote, written on the wall .... read okay .... where I come into the zone? The cashier replied still, 400 rubles per adult person, i.e., 800 for two just walk and perhaps using the computer to hear the concert of bells ". I do not want to further komentirovat' this nonsense and paying for slackers, Rabotnicki. Worshiped Pozharsky and descended to the Pokrovsky monastery, here's where good, terrific winter Apple Orchard, nice and calm.
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  • watched Exposition Suzdal prison and Museum of naïve art, remained unimpressed. the exposition looks very modern, but it does not spoil the spirit of antiquity. particularly struck by the elegant surviving letters of the 19th century and entertained the bright paintings-naivnistov
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