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Special, Unusual, Memorable

On 8 June 2018, nearing the end of our 19-day Russian trip (on a free & easy basis), my partner was... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Jedai79
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Singapore, Singapore
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Romantic mystery

This convent is not very old (relatively), but it has it's own miraculous icon of Our Lady. The... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Lada_Sl
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Moscow Oblast, Russia
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ul. Gefsimanskie prudy, d. 1, Sergiyev Posad 141307, Russia
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

On 8 June 2018, nearing the end of our 19-day Russian trip (on a free & easy basis), my partner was really tired of seeing onion-structures, so we decided to book a cab to go to Tchaikovsky House Museum (it was a must for me!)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

This convent is not very old (relatively), but it has it's own miraculous icon of Our Lady. The buildings are very beautiful, especially the bell tower. But the most astonishing church is situated underground, in handmade caves (6 meters under the surface). When the monks...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lada_Sl
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Golden top is elegant even i like blue or colourful ones even more. However, seeing this by real eyes would still be attractive. You are suggested to look around and go inside too

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place which has underground Churches carved out from caves/walls by monks in the past and where there's natural spring water. Across from the monastery is a pond and the place is full of ducks and absolutely beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

They say monks used to come here to pray in peace, the place is very special and quite different from the crowded Posad, we spent about an hour there on our way back to relax after Serghiev Posad intensive cultural visit. Visitors are also offered...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed December 28, 2014

The paintings and icons are very impressive. We were enthusiastic with the explanation about Saint Sergio's life by a nun. Many people were in line, in a souvenir store, buying a kind of oil for candles that we thought it was holy water! The signals...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Tangryane
Reviewed October 11, 2012

This should be called a monastery as there were no nuns present. In fact the deacon who showed us around was firm in saying this was a monastery. The whole monastery has had multiple uses over the years and has only recently been restored to...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Hi, it seems, you are mistaking me for somebody else. I don't do Moscow tours (at least for now). Besides, I'm sure, that 2,5 hour is absolutely not enough for sightseeing. It will take you not less than an hour only to get... More
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