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A holy, beautiful place

The Monastery of the Saviour was founded in 1360 and is the oldest example of Russian stone... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
aniska
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Moscow, Russia
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Soulful place

Wonderful and quiet place! The terriroty is not large, there's the oldest church in the middle... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
helgamarkova
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Moscow, Russia
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This 14th-century monastery overlooking the Yauza River was once the seminary of the famous Russian icon artist and monk, Andrei Rubliov.
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Andron'evskiy proyezd 10, Moscow 109033, Russia
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I love to come to this small Monastery during any season. It is quiet, peaceful and pleasant for your eyes and soul. Historical and inspirational place! Small museum along with memory for famous icon painter Rublev makes this place memorable and good reason to visit!

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The Monastery of the Saviour was founded in 1360 and is the oldest example of Russian stone architecture, which still exists at present day. Originally, the Monastery had wooden walls, which functioned as defense. From 1420 to 1428 the Cathedral was reconstructed and its walls...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wonderful and quiet place! The terriroty is not large, there's the oldest church in the middle, inside it's very small, but there is something unusual in it. Looks very beautiful outside. There are different bells on the territory, but you can't ring them! There are...More

Thank helgamarkova
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This monastery in the eastern part of Moscow is worthwhile visiting by itself, but it has also a special feature: It is home to the Andrei Rublyov Icon Museum, which is a top place to see if you are interested in icons.

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Reviewed 13 September 2015

This small monastery is perfectly preserved. The external white wall is still there, the entrance from the park in front of the monastery is really a nice sight. Easily reachable from Rimsakaya/Ilic Ploschad metro station. The temple inside the monastery is rather small, but the...More

Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 21 July 2013

The monastery is a lovely and quiet place to be, studded with 18th century buildings. But the deepest impression is, no doubt, its main architectural treasure – the Savior's Cathedral, which happens to be the oldest surviving building in Moscow, constructed in the early 15th...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2012

It is a place to be visited by those who admire architecture and orthodox icons. This is a place of St. Andrew Rublev

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Reviewed 2 April 2011

It was one of my favourite places in Moscow when I was living nearby to go for a walk and relax. It is very quiet and extremely beautiful in autumn when leaves cover everything around. The only problem is that it is a bit off...More

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