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Museum of Dionisy’s Frescoes - Ferapontov Monastery

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It was like a miracle for us to see all those icons painted more than 500 years ago. The colours... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Raccoontraveller
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Vladimir, Russia
just come and see

like a miracle - can hardly describe in words. Certainly worth a special trip from Moscow or any... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2015
AlexanderY
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Moscow, Russia
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23 Aug 2016
“Wonderful”
14 Jan 2015
“just come and see”
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The Museum of Dionisy’s Frescoes is situated in the architectural ensemble of the Ferapontov monastery (St. Ferapont’s monastery) of the 15th-19th centuries in the village Ferapontovo.The Ferapontov monastery was founded in 1398 by the Holy monk...more
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

It was like a miracle for us to see all those icons painted more than 500 years ago. The colours look like fresh. Amazing!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

like a miracle - can hardly describe in words. Certainly worth a special trip from Moscow or any other place in the world. Counts to a world's heritage together with the most known frescoes in Vaticano, Italy, France etc. Really a must see

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 21 September 2014

Please view my doctoral dissertation on the cycle of Hymns called the Akathist in the interior of this beautifully preserved monastic church! Father Joseph Betha

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

The Ferapontov convent (Russian: Ферапонтов монастырь), in the Vologda region of Russia, is considered one of the purest examples of Russian medieval art, a reason given by UNESCO for its inscription on the World Heritage List. All the interior walls are covered with invaluable frescoes...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

The monastery is interesting place to visit, mainly because of its church. It's unique because of its beautiful frescoes dating to the end of 15th and beginning of 16th century. They are preserved in their original state, never repainted or restored in an invasive way...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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margielr
16 February 2015|
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Response from AlxSun2014 | Property representative |
The Ferapontov Monastery is located 20 kilometers far from Kirillov. Kirillov is situated 130 kilometers far from Vologda. It is possible to get to Kirillov from Vologda with pubic transport at 7.00, 9.30, 10.50, 13.00... More
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