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Novospasskiy Monastery

Krestyanskaya Sq., 10, Moscow 115172, Russia
+7 495 676-95-70
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This is an old and worn looking building and not a patch on the other monastery's I visited. The... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Bolton, United Kingdom
The old and beautiful monastery

This monastery is old, was builded in 15 century, the wall around monastery is big with defensive... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Vladimir R
Moscow, Russia
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This monastery complex dates back to the 12th century and is surrounded by thick walls originally built to protect Moscow from foreign invaders.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Krestyanskaya Sq., 10, Moscow 115172, Russia
+7 495 676-95-70
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an old and worn looking building and not a patch on the other monastery's I visited. The grounds are not kept very well and the inside is very plain and dull.

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This monastery is old, was builded in 15 century, the wall around monastery is big with defensive towers. Inside of monastery wonderful churches and palates. All churches are working, I recommend go inside and watch church art.

Thank Vladimir R
Reviewed 27 March 2016

On the left coast of Moscow River ,in the place where two branches of river flow become one ,after bypassing the great river island, called Bolotnii ( Muddy) settled down this remarkable monastery. The name of monastery literally means the New monastery of the Savior....More

1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We visit here about twice a year, usually on a Sunday afternoon. Very meaningful. There is a special icon area for cancer victims and you can pray for the souls of those departed, for those who are fighting cancer, or for yourself.

2  Thank MendeleyevJournal
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Very different form European churches and therefore very interesting for us. Recently renovated and worth the visit.

1  Thank Ales11_11
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Who ever visit this beautiful church should deffinetely visit Krutitskoe Podvorye church.... U'll not regret... And doesn't take so many time...

1  Thank Ayhan_CAPAN
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Very authentic place, very peaceful. Recently restored, some restoration still underway. This place is open for prayer, visitors are allowed inside without any ticket. Out of the mainstream turistic loop, you will breath the atmosphere of a real Orthodox monastery. External walls perfectly preserved, very...More

2  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Moscow is beautiful for its churches and monasteries too. One of them is this beautiful and impressive monastery.

Thank Margarit M
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Thos monastery is nice to visit, if you've seen the real highlights of Moscow. Take a hop on hop off boat Tour from Kievskaya and drop off at Novospassky Bridge. It is a short walk. The church is excellent. Alas, nobody knew the massgrave of...More

Thank Sfitseart
Reviewed 13 April 2015

we were lucky to visit here on Easter Sunday and witness part of the service. The church and grounds are beautiful and afterwards we were able to eat traditional easter food in the small cafe there too. Well worth visiting

1  Thank rwe003
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