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Vysoko-Petrovsky Monastery

Petrovka St., 28/2, Moscow 127051, Russia
+7 903 670-64-74
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Simply beautiful

Probably founded in 1315 because it is already mentioned in old documents dated 1317. Demolitions... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Moscow, Russia
via mobile
Very close to the center, an oasis of silence and worship

This is a beautiful monastic complex, with three temples still used for worship, built in different... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
Carlo R
Milan, Italy
via mobile
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21 Sep 2016
“Simply beautiful”
13 Sep 2015
“Very close to the center, an oasis of silence and worship”
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Petrovka St., 28/2, Moscow 127051, Russia
+7 903 670-64-74
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Probably founded in 1315 because it is already mentioned in old documents dated 1317. Demolitions, reconstructions, renovations and modifications took place during the centuries but the worst happened during the bolsheviks period: the monastery was officially closed down in 1918 even if an "underground" religious...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful monastic complex, with three temples still used for worship, built in different ages. The place is right in front of the museum of modern art. No ticket here. The atmosphere is like suspended, and far from that of the noisy neighborhood...More

1  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 10 August 2015

You can use this stop also for a lunch break. They service nothing special there, but it is interesting to eat simple Russian food inside a Monastery. You should also try the bakery. Delicious!!!

1  Thank GK_NYC_HK_MOS
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The Monastery of St Peter! Not many people knows this place but this is an iconic place. The monastery is believed to have been founded in the 1320s by Saint Peter of Moscow; now old, battered, over the years renovation started and stopped. I have...More

Thank Stone S
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

We passed by this place and decided to have a look. While it definitely needs a lot of restoration work, the site contains a number of beautifully decorated old churches, some nicer than in more touristic sites. Would benefit from English descriptions, but really worth...More

1  Thank timenwt
Tverskaya can’t be discovered with just a first
glance, the neighborhood is shaped around a long
street populated with well-known shops and brands. But
it’s more than shopping that makes this place
interesting. Take a few steps into the streets running
parallel to the main artery to discover the charm just
behind the mighty Stalinist style architecture. Comfy
European pedestrian streets Bolshaya Dmitrovka or
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