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Pechersky Ascension Monastery

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Address: Privolzhskaya Sloboda, 108, Nizhny Novgorod 603063, Russia
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A nice Place

I went to Nizhny Novgorod with my colleagues. I like this travel. This town is very nice and beautiful. I was there in the summer. The weather was wonderful.

Reviewed 3 March 2017
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Moscow, Russia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The monastery is a lovely place to visit. It is a tranquil haven that boasts its own leaning tower. We approached it from the main road so it was quite a tiring trek uphill to reach the impressive entrance. There is not really that much to see inside but the chapel has wonderful scenes painted on every wall and the... More 

Thank GrahamMcClymont
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

I went to Nizhny Novgorod with my colleagues. I like this travel. This town is very nice and beautiful. I was there in the summer. The weather was wonderful.

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Campinas, SP
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great architecture. It's a good start or end point of your trip. It boasts beautiful gardens, flowers and trees. Very calm place. You find some interesting paintings

1 Thank fernandopereira2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Beautiful and quiet monastery. Ideal to finish here the city tour, so that after the inspections to sit in the garden, relax and think. Still there is a unique bell - tipped as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. And in the cafe at the entrance you can buy fresh monastery consecrated cakes, kvass and goat's milk.

1 Thank mihhail i
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Good example of Orthodox monastery with beautiful painting inside main church. Also there a lot of holy relics there.

Thank Helen_Abdurakhmanova
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

This Beautifully restored 16th century monastery is definitely worth visiting, we enjoyed the great view of the old building and its holy ambiance, and the Volga landscapes from opening the hill, the main cathedral is painted in frescos that are about the same age as those available in Yaroslavl churches, the monastery also hosts a small museum of Nizhny Novgorod... More 

1 Thank Koshara
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

The monastery was founded in 14th century by St. Dionysus. A nice quite place, with wonderful views, interesting churches and amazing outdoor cafe with cheap and tasty pastry (“pirozhki”) for 20 rubles and hot tea (10 rubles). If you walk from the city center it's better to come from Sennaya.

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