“Novodevichy Monastery, Moscow”
This tour starts with a walking visit to the world famous treasury, built in the middle of the 19th Century, filled with sparkling gold and silver, belongings and robes of Tsars and priests as well as ancient state regalia, weapons and luxury carriages to give you a glimpse of Russia’s glorious history.
Wander on to the Novodevichy Monastery (New Maiden Convent) which played a huge role in the lives of generations before us as not only a religious centre but also as a protection for the city.
You can stroll past strong white walls and twelve battlement towers which kept enemies apart as well as the golden dome and exquisite architecture of the building itself. With this tour, you’ll experience the strength and history of Russia as well as the deep culture and religion woven within.
Location: Russia, Moscow
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 5 hours
A local guide and any other fees including any museum entrance fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated
For groups of more than 6 people, price will be provided on application.
Restrictions: Unavailable on a Thursday – No Restrictions but involves walking
Physical rating: Easy – Suitable for all