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Convent of SS Martha and Mary

ul Bolshaya Ordinka, 34 | Metro Tretyakovskaya, Moscow 119017, Russia
+7 495 951-11-39
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NEEDS REFURBISHING

This is another old and tired looking church from the outside that needs refurbishing. Inside is... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
jordanellie41
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Bolton, United Kingdom
A very unique example of early 20th century Russian architecture in downtown Moscow

Built in a very nice neighborhood of Moscow, an enjoyable 20 minutes walk from the bridge over the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Carlo R
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Milan, Italy
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18 Oct 2016
“NEEDS REFURBISHING”
13 Feb 2016
“A very unique example of early 20th century Russian architecture in downtown Moscow”
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ul Bolshaya Ordinka, 34 | Metro Tretyakovskaya, Moscow 119017, Russia
Zamoskvorechye
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is another old and tired looking church from the outside that needs refurbishing. Inside is better and has nice picturesque walls and ceilings. However, I wouldn't go out of your way to see it.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Built in a very nice neighborhood of Moscow, an enjoyable 20 minutes walk from the bridge over the Moscow River to the east of the Cremlin and very close to the famous Tretyakov Gallery. This aparted white monastery is built in a very peculiar early...More

1  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The main church of the convent (built 1908-1912) is an early work by Alexei Shchusev, who would become known much later as the architect of the Lenin's Tomb in the Red Square. The church is a striking example of the Russian Revival style popular in...More

Thank Marassa
Reviewed 3 September 2013

St. Elizabeth the New Martyr was part of the royalty in Russia at the time of the revolution. She was the sister of Empress Alexandra and was married to Grand-Duke Sergei who was assassinated by terrorists. After his assassination, she devoted her life to prayer...More

7  Thank abounatom
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Zamoskvorechye
It wouldn’t be a mistake to call Pyatnitskaya street
the main axis of this neighborhood – turn one
direction and you’ll find the Tretyakov Gallery in
Lavrushinsky Lane, turn another – a hip Scandinavian
restaurant. Old churches now embrace contemporary life
with style and grace. Going to Zamoskvorechye is like
visiting during the times when it was a medieval
Russian quarter, but with a modern twist of 20th
...More
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