We admire the nature of Zvenigorod, which inspired artists, musicians and poets, we will visit the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, one of the most revered Russian shrines. People say that under the walls of the majestic monastery I. Levitan conceived his "Evening Bell". Here you will see a magnificent temple of white stone - the Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral. We will visit the exhibition "Peace of the Boyar of the XVII Century" in the royal chambers built by king Alexey Mikhailovich for his first wife Maria Ilinichna. And the exposition "Ancient Zvenigorod", which will tell us about the history of Zvenigorod and the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery. Also in the monastery belfry you can collect the miraculous holy water, and at the monastery's store you will find delicious monastic pastries and wine!
Next we will go to the city of Istra, formed as a settlement around the grand New Jerusalem Resurrection Monastery, founded by the Patriarch Nikon in the image and likeness of the Palestine shrines (the Church of the Holy Sepulcher). We will visit churches, cathedrals and gardens, as well as get acquainted with the museum "New Jerusalem", a collection of more than 180 thousand items of church utensils, paintings, porcelain, weapons and furniture. In particular, we will visit the Resurrection Cathedral - the only monument of Russian art in which tiles were used for interior decoration of interiors.
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! Russian-speaking guide
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions.
-Our professional guides will help you to discover local culture & feel the atmosphere of Zvenigorod & Istra.
Bus tour is an excellent choice to discover the city! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes.
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Duration: 1 day
Place of departure:
Place of departure: metro "Turgenevskaya", prospect Akademika Sakharova 35. You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee.