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Novodevichye Cemetery: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Novodevichye Cemetery is one of the most beautiful and impressive cemeteries I have ever seen. Neat and well maintained with tombstones that are artworks in themselves. Plenty of well-kept vegetation and overall it seems that the maintenance of the place is top notch. My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many guides book will inform that this is of free entry, it is not, but is definitely worth a long walk around to explore the different and interesting graves you can find from celebrities. There is a map in kyrilic at the main entrance, so...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JdaC0sta
Reviewed 13 September 2019

If you’re looking for really important or famous people, this cemetery is sure to fill that desire. I came looking for a number of people. Just to name a few- Yeltsin, Khrushchev, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Bulgakov. I absolutely loved the feel of this cemetery. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JessieTheJoglaresse
Reviewed 25 August 2019

We were taken on a tour of this cemetery and it took us about an hour but I would suggest allow slightly longer. There are some interesting headstones and whilst most names were unknown to us our guide helped explain a number of them -...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank WidleyTraveller
Reviewed 20 July 2019

We visited because it was highly recommended by Russiable. The convent was being refurbished and closed, so we continued to the cemetery. We were forced to pay 300 roubles admission each, despite getting the strong feeling the charge was applied selectively, because the staff were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 July 2019

Actually its a pretty place inside. I wasn't impressed with the tour guide who seemed to assume that we knew all of the famous Russian people that were buried here. I would have been happy with half an hour - the tour lasted for more...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Joel B
Reviewed 30 June 2019

We enjoyed wandering around this cemetery and seeing the graves of Chekhov, Rimsky Korsakov, Boris Yeltsin and Khrushchev.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Contrarian19
Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

You can visit this beautiful place and see plenty of statues. Monument cemetery at milan is bigger but this place is different. Worth to visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank peymany
Reviewed 21 June 2019

Best to have a guided tour with explanation. Our guide stopped at some of the Tombstones to explain about the person. Most of the people buried there were political leaders/ wives , artists, Writers , film directors , Scientists and heroes etc. A beautiful garden-like...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank grace t
Reviewed 13 June 2019

Novodevichye is the finest and most interesting cemetery that I've ever visited. The list of famous people who are at rest there is truly awesome and the "decorations" on the graves often provide snapshots of their lives and Russian history. The grounds are very pleasant...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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