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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We visited the monastery on our day trip prior to our visit to the Kubinka Tank Museum. The trip took about 1.5 hours to the monastery from central Moscow. The history of the monastery is fascinating. The Orthodox monastery was ordered to be built in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GranddaddyDom
Reviewed January 17, 2018

One early morning at the end of November 2017 I have visited Zvenigorod Monastery with my parents. This historical, cultural and religious center famous since 1398 and holding third place in the rating of Russian Orthodox Church is worth to see. We were lucky to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Shekhovtsov V
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Perfect place to "change the picture" and get out of humming busy city. Fresh air, great scenery. During our visit there was a temporary Levitan paintings exhibition happening in monastery. Canteen outside the monastery is simple, but affordable. You can enjoy some 'sbiten' or 'medovuha'...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AlexSidorov
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Having lived in the USSR, I visited this monastery when it was still dilapidated and unused. What a pleasure to have watched it be renovated and restored over the years, and what a pleasure to be able to go back now and experience the tranquil...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DrZh
Reviewed April 30, 2017

The Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery is nice Russian Orthodox monastery for men, located approximately 60 minutes from the centre of Moscow (by car). The monastery was originally ordered built by prince Yuri in 1398 and dates back to the very early part of the 15th century. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

The monastery Savvino-Storozhevsky is located in a nice, hilly location. It is by far not as crowded as other similar spots, but offered a very peaceful atmosphere. I was especially impressed by the friendlyness of the staff, who gave me and my guide a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank NiggiWidmer
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

This monastery a little bit faraway from Moscow. But has huge history. Not big one, but beautiful and charm one, has view place to the Moscow river. Has monastery cafe with tasty bred and sweets. One of the church has old, so old wall painted...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 30vladimirr
Reviewed November 6, 2016

This monastery reminds me the best of the best days of my childhood so when I miss my childhood and want to remember happy days of my childhood first which comes to my mind is this monastery, It has supernatural effect on me, Every time...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is a very old monastery established by St.Savva in 15th centure, and it was also a fortress and a seasonal residence of Russian tzar and his wife. You will see fantastic views of meadows, hills and forests of the central Russia.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

It's one of the places that are part of the "Golden Ring" , it's the closest to Moscow . If you are interested in Russian culture/ history , it's the must! There are many small nice restaurants around, as well as hotels. Magnificent place ,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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