Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, Moscow

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World heritage site · Cemetery · Historic Site
A World Heritage Site, Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre counts among Moscow's top cultural attractions. The convent grounds include a majestic five-domed cathedral, built in the early 16th century. The cathedral's lofty ground floor, typical of religious structures built on the orders of Ivan the Terrible, contains some of the country's finest frescoes, as well as a large gilded iconostasis. The complex also includes a six-tier bell tower, which was the tallest structure in 18th-century Moscow. The monastic cemetery, long coveted by prominent Muscovites as a prestigious place of burial, contains the tombs of writers Anton Chekov and Nikolai Gogol. To visit Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre on your trip to Moscow, use our Moscow day trip planning website.
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  • I am not sure that this place can be visited few times. But I have any doubt that one visit must have place. Espesially if You are guest of Moscow. It is very simple to reach by subway or Moscow...  more »
  • This monastery is of the category - you must visit. There are several wonderful churches on its territory. In the Monastery Museum you can touch the history of Russia. A large number of famous...  more »
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  • Историческое, замечательное место.
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