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

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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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  • The place is certainly very beautiful, near the park, pond. But the restoration spoils the whole view, almost all in the woods. The restoration of the plan will end in the 2022 year, but the tour guide said that only the 2024 will be finished. So we arrive in five years. But if anyone "put a tick in the Book of spirituality", then inside let, and opened the Assumption Cathedral, that's all.
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  • We arrived at the graveyard, entering through the front gate with a stream of others. On the other side, as we were getting our bearings, we were approached by a man who selected us and only us out of...  more »
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  • Historical, wonderful place.
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