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Krutitskoe Podvorye

Krutitskaya st., 11/13 | metro station Proletarskaya, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 676-30-93
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Free and Quaint

Very old and for the most part unrestored church and complex just outside the Garden Ring and very... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Unexpected discovery

My Russian friend said that I've already seen all the main attractions and should go visit... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
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  • Terrible1%
30 Mar 2017
“Unexpected discovery”
16 Oct 2016
“New discovery”
Krutitskaya st., 11/13 | metro station Proletarskaya, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 676-30-93
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very old and for the most part unrestored church and complex just outside the Garden Ring and very near the Novospassky Convent, which is worth a visit as well, although the main bell tower is currently under restoration.

Thank Ellecar
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My Russian friend said that I've already seen all the main attractions and should go visit something more unusual, so I followed her suggestion and went for a visit to this wiered but unique place. If it's not your first visit and you have a...More

Thank Fanny2012
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Always wanted to visit this place when I'll go to Moscow and wasn't dissapointed at all, a piece of ancient everyday life completely untouched

Thank evgeniyachassagnard
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a very old terracotta church and building that at first glance looks like ruins. It does however give it a certain charm but do not go out of your way to visit it.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

If you wanna watch the old Moscow, you should go to this place. Don't imagine so big place, this is so small square, but with Russian soul, when you go through the gates you are coming to history, the beautiful church and building around church....More

Thank Vladimir R
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Hardly we thought that Palace of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich was the top of the beauty in the old russian traditional style, when another pearl of old russian architecture emerged in the front of our eyes. That was the appearance of the Krutitskoe Podvorye, the whole...More

3  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 30 November 2015

A fascinating place, especially in wintertime when it's covered by snow. You'll have the feeling to be back in the Middle Ages or at least a couple of centuries ago.

2  Thank miche80
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Everythink very rare here, monks, churches, pavement and atmosphere, few old Russian style movie were filmed here, quite and peaceful but not during Christian celebration..

2  Thank Slava E. C
Reviewed 16 September 2015

When i was there, i was happy to see such a beautiful historical building. A really beautiful sanctuary... I had some wishes and light some candles... Thanks to Moscow municipality for they are keeping such historical places...

2  Thank Ayhan_CAPAN
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Krutitsy is one of the most spiritual places in the whole city. This is a piece of old divine beauty and solitude almost in the centre of crowed megapolis. It is a little known and seldom visited. Krutitsy Metochion, established in the late 13th century,...More

5  Thank Tatyana D
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What hours is this open on Saturdays and Sundays and are English-speaking tours available?
19 June 2016|
Response from Andrei_Paskhin |
It is open (roughly) between 10am and 6pm all week. There are no guides or excursions, no museums, this is just open space. Only one building is open to see inside - the church of the Dormition (no photography allowed... More
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