Guided visit of Novodevichy monastery in Moscow
Attractions & guided tours

Guided visit of Novodevichy monastery in Moscow

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , German , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Be impressed by the so called "Moscow Kremlin in miniature" listed in UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Admire the impressive architectural style of "Moscow Baroque"
  • Find out about the links of the convent to the political, cultural and religious history of Russia
  • Discover the histories of the noble persons that lived in the convent and the disgraced princess Sofia
What to expect

Discover the secrets of the Russian Tsars and aristocracy through this tour of the Novodevichy convent. The monastery used to be a place where the women of the tsar family and of Russian noble families, took the veil. It was also the burial place of the russian nobility and during the Soviet era, the most prominent figures were buried there.

Be impressed by the architectural style, called "Moscow Baroque" and the rich interiors. Find out how Novodevichy is connected with the tsars but also with the Christian Orthodox tradition in Russia. Learn the history of princess Sofia who was forced to live there the last years of her life. Visit the oldest building of the convent, the Assumption cathedral and the chambers where the disgarced princess Sofia lived.

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What's included
  • Guided visit
Reduced price
  • Children (age 0-14)
Where

Novodevichy Passage, 1 строение 5, Moskva, Russia, 119435

Meeting point:
  • At the central entrance of Novadevichy monastery. The guide will have a sign "Liubimiy gorod"
What to remember
  • Please arrive at the meeting place 15 minutes before the start of the tour. The meeting point is easily accessible by public transport.
  • For the English, German and Italian tours you will need to buy a minimum of 3 tickets. It is a private tour and can start any time from 9am to 5pm. Please contact the supplier to arrange the time.
  • Please note the child reduction is valid only for Russian citizens.
  • Please respect the rules of being in the monastery - covered shoulders and a scarf for ladies.
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When
  • Please check the calendar for updated starting times and availability.
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Provider
Lyubimij Gorod
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 18 hours before the experience begins.

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