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The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery)

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ul. Pokrovskaja, 76, Suzdal 601293, Russia
+7 492 312-06-09
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has more of a spiritual sense than any other church or cathedral I have seen. It is simple in nature with beautiful gardens. A nice walk to get there and a place I would recommend if you have the time. Be aware that...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Loved looking around at this peaceful site, the gardens, the people working and walking. You feel like you invading the peace, but worth a visit.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Was well worth the walk through - we only stayed about 1/2 hour or so thou and had a snack at their kiosk.

Thank Dale J
Reviewed 14 July 2018

There are so many different ecclesiastical building in Suzdal it is difficult to keep track of them all. This one has the feeling of a religious place where they let you in but do not expect to live off you. Wonderfully situated off the main...More

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Suzdal is small fairytale like town and this church and surroundings and pastures is a sight to absorb and behold. Do take time out to walk around the church premises and small fields adjoining the church..there are also tiny shops to purchase Russian knick-knacks

Thank DeviHaridas
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Since this monastery is still active, most of it is not accessible for the public. I entered the monastery because it looks very nice from outside and because I was passing by. Not really worth a long visit, but nevertheless a nice, peaceful place. If...More

Thank MurielVdA
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely peaceful convent with nuns looking after vegetable garden and surrounds . Church lovely. Be warned toilets are not so great considering everything else us so clean.

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I was traveling in Russia with a small tour (11 of us) and we stayed at the convent when we visited Vladimir-Suzdal It was April and snow on the ground and very cold but the accommodations were warm and inviting...VERY comfortable & food excellent in...More

2  Thank Rosalee A
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I have to rate this as I do in order to make the comparison with other sites in Suzdal, which I would say are globally better. This said, the Monastery church buildings in clean white opposite a line of wooden houses make an attractive place...More

Thank Colomb92
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The history of this convent was the main attraction for me. It is so beautiful and serene. It's definitely a must see!

Thank Sangeet K
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