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So old!

Yes, that's right, that here was a great reconstruction, I think that is normal for every old... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
helgamarkova
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Moscow, Russia
Incredible old Moscow

Just behind a modern Holiday Inn and a few wide traffic jammed roads you find a small park with a... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
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20 Aug 2018
“So old!”
24 Mar 2018
“Incredible old Moscow”
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

This little gem of tranquility was a highlight in my five days in Moscow. The Assumption Cathedral was the home church of the Metropolitan of Moscow back in the 16th Century when it was built. The residence is in the back, accessed from the cathedral...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2015

If you are a tourist in Moscow don't waste your time coming here, it's not that easy to reach without your own transport and it is essentially just a dilapidated, but of course pretty, set of old church buildings. There are more interesting sets of...More

2  Thank TruePravda
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Yes, that's right, that here was a great reconstruction, I think that is normal for every old buildings, so don't read bad reviews! There was a period, when the church and buildings, and other were just uncarefully using, and the time (as usually) took away...More

1  Thank helgamarkova
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Just behind a modern Holiday Inn and a few wide traffic jammed roads you find a small park with a few old wooden houses and this church complex.Nearby there's an empty old building, all red from its bricks, with an Oriental/Asian feeling.

1  Thank PaoloEgomet
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a marvelous place to visit to see and experience pre-revolutionary Moscow. Turned over to the military during the Stalinist period it was restored by Pyotr Baranovsky the architect who also saved Saint Basil's Cathedral in Red Square. He is fittingly memorialized here with...More

1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 20 September 2017

It is a wonderful place with great atmosphere, though it is very small, wouldn't spend more than an hour there.

1  Thank Lena G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is close to where I live in walking distance. It is beautiful. But I am not sure it worth to assign a trip or not. All depend on your taste.

Thank lediama
Reviewed 25 July 2017

You turn around the corner and travel back in time. I'm still wondering how it miraculously survived. You won't find anything like that anywhere else in Moscow, I hope it will last for some time and won't be renovated too much.

Thank Agnessi
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
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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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