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Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery

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Red Square

Both are rated highly by professional travelers. Overall, Red Square ranks significantly higher than Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery. Red Square ranks #1 in Moscow with endorsements from 6 sources such as Frommer's, Michelin Guide and Afar Magazine.

Both are rated highly by professional travelers. Overall, Red Square ranks significantly higher than Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery. Red Square ranks #1 in Moscow with endorsements from 6 sources such as Frommer's, Michelin Guide and Afar Magazine.

tripexpert score
93
#3 in Moscow
location

1, Novodevich'ya naberezhnaya, Metro: Sportivnaya, Moscow, Russia

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    Staying sane in rough-and-tumble Moscow means knowing where to find the city's oases. Novodevichy Monastery is one of them.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Exhibits include rare and ancient Russian paintings, both ecclesiastical and secular; woodwork and ceramics; and fabrics and embroidery. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    If you visit only one holy site in Moscow, make it this one. The. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    A cluster of sparkling domes behind turreted walls on the Moscow River, Novodevichy Convent was founded in 1524 to celebrate the taking of Smolensk from Lithuania. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Novodevichy Monastery boasts several lakeside sanctuaries, including the beautiful Baroque Church of the Transfiguration, and above all the imposing Cathedral of Our Lady of Smolensk. Full Review →

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97
#2 in Moscow

Krasnaya ploshchad, Moscow, Russia

  • 7 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The site of extravagant military parades during the Soviet era, this may be the most famous square in the world.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Most beautiful and impressive at night, when it's entirely illuminated by floodlights, with the ruby-red stars atop the Kremlin towers glowing against the dark sky. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Contains many of Moscow's most iconic images, in particular the multihued onion domes of St. Basil Cathedral, originally built in 1561. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The very heart of Moscow... This panorama never fails to send the heart aflutter, especially at night. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Walking on legendary Red Square is your first key step in visiting Moscow. Full Review →

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