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Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex

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Address: Lenina St., 146, Suzdal 601293, Russia
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Phone Number: +7 492 312-10-77

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Perfect Russian old arquitecture

Great churches and temples, everything is very impressive. Nice place to walk and enjoy the views of arquitecture.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Виталий В
Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great churches and temples, everything is very impressive. Nice place to walk and enjoy the views of arquitecture.

Thank Виталий В
Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It's astonishing. Beautiful architeture and still have a conection of Russian naif paintings. It really worth a visit. After it walk out of the walls and get nice views from Suzdal.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This place is definitely worth visiting when in Suzdal, it is a nice reminder that monasteries were so much more than just religious centers in the middle ages; hospitals, libraries, jails etc as well as a place for people to seek shelter when the Tartars/Mongols raided the place. There are some very interesting exhibits in the complex, even if very... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a World Heritage Site. The complex contained a cathedral, refectory church, campanile, church with a hospital block, dormitory, and a jail. The Prince of Suzdal founded the monastery in 1352. The complex's pink wall had 12 distinctive towers; the first at the front is the largest and served as “entrance” for the complex. The gigantic cathedral had 7... More 

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Vladivostok, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Monastery is beautiful, cozy and interesting place. Wonderful churches, bell tower and interesting museums inside. I liked the jail best of all. It is really interesting place to go, I'm not joking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Good place in Suzdal to spend an hour or so. Nothing extraordinary inside, just a quaint collection of old structures.

Thank Sayantan G
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The air itself is full of its history. Very calm and well-preserved place. Plan your visit so you could hear monastery bell toll which happens every hour or so. It is magnificent.

Thank Andrey S
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

The entrance fee was 400 rubbles. What seems expensive but is definitely worth it as there are lot of exhibition's and you get a good idea of the importance of the city. The big negative point is that there's no explanation in English. There is a parking place and there are well kept toilets on site.

Thank TheFlyingLundi
Khimki, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Really one of the best town muzeums with many diverse expositions - from religious treasures (one of the best collections of them in Russia) to political prison and modern naive art.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

A combination of experiences. One can see pieces of history from different epochs. well preserved. Churches, bell tours and, unfortunately, a prison.

Thank Misha V

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