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Vysoko-Petrovsky Monastery

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The monastery is composed of buildings that have been constructed during different time periods... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GranddaddyDom
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Tucson, Arizona
To my mind, one of the best in the city

I always liked this monastery. I visited it often because I lived nearby. By Kozitsky lane I came... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
gentbrugg
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Moscow
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4 weeks ago
“"Work Goes On"”
11 Jul 2018
“To my mind, one of the best in the city”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monastery is composed of buildings that have been constructed during different time periods since the 14th century. The information written by each of the churches contains a brief history. The information is in Russian and English. The monastery entrance gateway has elaborate wroth iron...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I always liked this monastery. I visited it often because I lived nearby. By Kozitsky lane I came unto the Bolshaya Dmitrovka, just across was the perpendicular street, named after known actor Moskvin (currently, Petrovsky lane) with the house in which lived the poet Esenin,...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Probably founded in 1315 because it is already mentioned in old documents dated 1317. Demolitions, reconstructions, renovations and modifications took place during the centuries but the worst happened during the bolsheviks period: the monastery was officially closed down in 1918 even if an "underground" religious...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful monastic complex, with three temples still used for worship, built in different ages. The place is right in front of the museum of modern art. No ticket here. The atmosphere is like suspended, and far from that of the noisy neighborhood...More

1  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 10 August 2015

You can use this stop also for a lunch break. They service nothing special there, but it is interesting to eat simple Russian food inside a Monastery. You should also try the bakery. Delicious!!!

1  Thank GK_NYC_HK_MOS
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The Monastery of St Peter! Not many people knows this place but this is an iconic place. The monastery is believed to have been founded in the 1320s by Saint Peter of Moscow; now old, battered, over the years renovation started and stopped. I have...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

We passed by this place and decided to have a look. While it definitely needs a lot of restoration work, the site contains a number of beautifully decorated old churches, some nicer than in more touristic sites. Would benefit from English descriptions, but really worth...More

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street populated with well-known shops and brands. But
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interesting. Take a few steps into the streets running
parallel to the main artery to discover the charm just
behind the mighty Stalinist style architecture. Comfy
European pedestrian streets Bolshaya Dmitrovka or
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