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Novospasskiy Monastery

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This monastery complex dates back to the 12th century and is surrounded by thick walls originally built to protect Moscow from foreign invaders.
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Krestyanskaya Sq., 10, Moscow 115172, Russia
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Mostly under construction, hardly anything to see. No entry allowed. CFould only see very little from the outside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had an opportunity to visit this monastery during our tour in Moscow from 9to14 Aug 2018. A very old preserved monastery.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gentleman492001
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a beautiful church and a moving experience if you happen into a service. We caught one on a Sunday morning, and it couldn't have been more meaningful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janice N
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a lovely monastery and all the lovelier because we found it ourselves and weren't taken to it by our guide. We could see the domes from our hotel window on the other side of the window, so we decided to investigate. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Novospasskiy monastery is interesting because in the basement of thecathedral is the tomb of the Romanovs, the last kings of Russia. In addition, the monastery has a miraculous icon of the Mother of God "Vsetsaritsa", which helps in case of cancer

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lubov135
Reviewed 21 May 2018

the Novospasskiy Monastery, there is the oldiest, the area, garden and the historical they have, is a enough reason to visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank claudia s
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Again more amazing buildings. Look skyward to see the sunlight catch the gold and blue domes. The bell towers are stunning and the feeling of awe is all around.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 4 April 2018

At the time, this monastery's importance was second only after the Kremlin churches, mainly - the Assumption Cathedral. It was considered famiy church for the Romanovs' Royal dynasty, although it began before their ascension to the throne, even under the Zakhar'ins, the ancestors of Romanovs....More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is inside the kremlin and if you go and see a show in the Kremlin palace then its just behind, but if you wanna go inside them you'll have to pay for it, its per section, we paid for the cathedrals (which is all...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank hellogiselgisel
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an old and worn looking building and not a patch on the other monastery's I visited. The grounds are not kept very well and the inside is very plain and dull.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jordanellie41
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