Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, Zvenigorod

Explore the 15th-century cathedral, royal palace, and small church at Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery. Perched on a hill, the monastery was chosen as the suburban residence of Tsar Alexis in 1650. Look for the large belfry crowned with a clock tower, which was erected at the time. Inside the cathedral, you'll see 17th-century wall paintings, the five-tiered iconostasis, and remains of 15th-century frescoes in the altar. If you'd like a snack, the cafe near the spring offers a selection of pastries. Use our Zvenigorod road trip app to add Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery and other attractions to your Zvenigorod vacation plans.
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  • Not far from Moscow to Zvenigorod, just 50 km away, very beautiful monastery, in its territory of the Virgin Nativity Cathedral is an example of ancient, native Russian architectures. There are also House of Queen Maria Ilinichna wife Alexei Mikhailovich. The territory of the monastery, a small, everyday life of the people a little before noon, pilgrims come later. Place with utmost energy everyone here will find something for yourself. Krachivaja territory, many flowers, benches, there are even a few cafes. Behind the walls of the monastery of font can be reached, or walk 10 min you can fetch water and dip in a font
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  • Sumptuous place for rest, rehabilitation and relaxation. Sanatorium in the forest's worth of meals excellent. 3korpus double room: shower cabin wardrobe cupboards refrigerator tv French balcony. Walk to the monastery may be daily and will desire more and more to come. Landscape designer tries to make everything pleasant looking.
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  • Went to a great holiday! Venerable Sabbas Moshhi were brought in his abode. Organized in the history of cancer was opened for touching the relics of the Holy!
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  • Great place to spend at least half a day while visiting Zvenigorod. Beautiful scenery, history linked monastery, plenty of exhibition places, nice stylish canteen. Strongly recommend.
  • A must-see place for any tourist traveling around Moscow. But do not come here on weekends and church holidays, for crowds will ruin one's experience. If you are lucky, a monk may allow you to come up the bell tower. The view is magnificent. The sound is deafening.
  • Great place . Amazing views !!!! Recommend .
  • The place is well-suited both for pilgrims and for tourists. They even have free wi-fi, special app for visitors available for iOS and Android as well, and the food is dietetical and tasty at the same time. As for the architecture, there are several buildings highly valuable from the historical and the aesthetical point of view. To cut the story short, just come and see it for yourself.
  • Monastery is ok, but you will find inside the walls a pearl, a bakery shop and a café with amazing pastry,cakes,chocolates, 100% handmade and fresh. Very tasty everything. Queue of ppl to buy bread, etc... But it's worth to do it. It's cheap. Shop and café (you can eat everything you can buy in shop here) has amazing decoration, medieval style. Café is located upstairs, just in one of the towers and a door brings you directly to the walls... really beautiful place to eat/drink/rest.

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