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Private Moscow Must-See Tour
"Itinerary:Red Square and Alexander Garden Fabulous Red Square and Alexander Garden is the focal point and a traveler's fantasy stop. Definitely got to be visited during the evening when it is incredibly lit up! See Kazan Church Historical Museum burial at the Kremlin Wall Mausoleum Senate tower Senate Spasskaya Tower
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Soviet History Tour in Moscow
"Be picked-up from your centrally located Moscow hotel at 10:00am then visit Red Square and Lenin's Mausoleum The Ruined Grotto in Alexander Garden Eternal Flame and the KGB building.After take a Moscow metro tour with 5 most beautiful stations starting from one of the most beautiful stations Revolution Square
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Private Tour: Moscow City Tour and Scenic River Cruise
"11:00 am - Meet your guide and driver at the hotel’s lobby and start your sightseeing tour around one of the most magnificent Russian cities – it’s capital Moscow. Start your excursion from Manezhnaya square (Kutafya Tower of Kremlin). Through the Alexan then moves to Kremlin Embankment and Prechistenskaya Embankment. Then you pass the famous House-on-Embankment and stop near Christ the Savior Cathedral. Then you cross Bulvarnoye Ring and Sadovoye Ring and move to Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent.Take a photos of such incomparable views of the embankment - the White House where the Ru as your cruise boat slips away from the pier and out onto the calm waters of the Moskva river. Then pass Novodevichy Convent which has been founded by Grand Duke Vasily III in the year 1524. It's walls and towers are well-known all over the world as the magnificent Pokrovsky Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.You tour finished at the pier near the hotel ""Ukraine"". Make your own way to your hotel/hostel. To take a taxi (own expense) you can use the pier reception or use international companies like Uber or Gett.Finally you can have a rest at your hotel
From $99.00

More Things to Do in Istra

the underground churches of Constantine and Helen

Before you will get to the Resurrection cathedral you will first see the underground churches of the saints equal-to-apostles Constantine and Helen. You will step down under the ground and get into 2...
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Jul 11, 2009

walk the monastery walls

You will have to pay a small extra entrance-fee in order to be allowed to step up to the monastery-walls, but I am sure it is worth it : There is a small exhibition about the construction of the...
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Jul 11, 2009

inside of the Holy Sepulchre church

Inside of the Holy Sepulchre church you will see many things that are usually not to be found in russian orthodox churches like the large flat stone in my main photograph, that was taken from...
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Jul 11, 2009

the church of the Assumption of Holy Mary

You will find the church of the Assumption of the Most-Holy Mother of God in a side-part of the resurretion cathedral and it was decorated with ornate stucco-works and glazed tiles during the 17th...
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Jul 10, 2009

The side-chapel of Beheading of John the Baptist

This is the ornate altar of the side-chapel of the Beheading of John the Baptist, next to the entrance of the Resurrection cathedral. It is decorated with glazed tiles dating back to the middle of the...
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Jul 10, 2009

Tryokhsvyatskii bell

Tryokhsvyatskii bell is the only remaining bell of the belfry of the Novojerusalem-monastery, that once had a clock and 15 bells but it was completely destroyed in WW II by german troops. You will see...
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Jul 10, 2009
 
 
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The Calvary church

You will get to the Calvary church when stepping up to the 2nd floor of the resurrection cathedral and you will see there a cruzifiction dating back to the 17th century in the place of the execution....
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Jul 10, 2009

Kuvukliya/chapel of the Holy Sepulchre

You will find the chapel of the Holy Sepulchre right under the large dome of the Resurrection Cathedral and it is a 1:1 copy of the real Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. You are able to step in through a...
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Jul 10, 2009

A church that looks like the Holy Sepulchre Church

Patriarch Nikon had the idea to build the main church of the monastery as an exact copy of the Jerusalem Holy Sepulchre Church. The size and layout of the church, including the Holy Sepulchre,...
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Jul 09, 2009

Cathedral Rotunda

The round brick tent crowning a rotunda in which center there is a small white stone chapel symbolizing the Holy Sepulcher rises 18-meter height above the Cathedral. Diameter of a tent makes 22...
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Jan 25, 2008

Campanile - Bell Tower

From the south the Cathedral was adjoined with a high campanile in the seven circles, reminded a campanile of Ivan the Great in Moscow. It was completely destroyed by fascists and not restored till...
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Jan 25, 2008

The Voskresenskiy (Resurrection) Cathedral

The New Jerusalem Monastery, also known as the Voskresensky Monastery (Russian: Новоиерусалимский монастырь) is a male monastery, located in today's town of Istra in Moskovskaya Oblast’.Power and...
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Jan 25, 2008

Cathedral interiors

The interior of the is restored already more than 60 years. This process goes very slowly. However, visiting the Cathedral every year, I observe new and new changes. Even in a today's view the...
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Jan 24, 2008

Patriarch Nikon's skith (hermitage)

A skith (hermitage) - a personnel monastery of patriarch Nikon is situated on the Istra coast, in three hundred meters from the main monastery. The building of a monastery was under construction and...
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Jan 24, 2008

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"Russian New Jerusalem"
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"A new Jerusalem, 60km north of Moscow"
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"Istra-Voskresensk-New Jerusalem"
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"Istra + New Jerusalem Monastery"
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"New Jerusalem"
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