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Pechersky Ascension Monastery

Privolzhskaya Sloboda, 108, Nizhny Novgorod 603063, Russia
+7 831 432-66-50
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Tranquil and serene

If you visit Nizhniy Novgorod for one day and you like to be in a tranquil place, do not doubt and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Delft, The Netherlands
Quite a hike

The monastery is a lovely place to visit. It is a tranquil haven that boasts its own leaning tower... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Moscow, Russia
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28 Aug 2017
“Tranquil and serene”
3 Mar 2017
“A nice Place”
Privolzhskaya Sloboda, 108, Nizhny Novgorod 603063, Russia
+7 831 432-66-50
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you visit Nizhniy Novgorod for one day and you like to be in a tranquil place, do not doubt and got to Pechersky Ascension Monastery! It is a bit far from the city center, therefore it is recommended to take a taxi. If you...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 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...More

Thank GrahamMcClymont
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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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
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...More

1  Thank mihhail i
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
Reviewed 12 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...More

1  Thank Koshara
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...More

1  Thank Belo4ka
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