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Novospasskiy Monastery

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Well maintained monastry

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

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Thrissur, India
Try to catch a service!

This is a beautiful church and a moving experience if you happen into a service. We caught one on... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Janice N
Houston, Texas
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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 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.

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.

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

Thank PublicTransportFan
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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This monastery is old, was builded in 15 century, the wall around monastery is big with defensive towers. Inside of monastery wonderful churches and palates. All churches are working, I recommend go inside and watch church art.

Thank Vladimir R
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