Religious Sites in Moscow

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Religious Sites in Moscow

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Andronik Monastery
A stroll inside the heavy stone fortifications of this monastery...
Religious Sites Eastern Outskirts
 
Annunciation Cathedral
This remarkable monument of Russian architecture, linking three...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Assumption Cathedral
This dominating structure is one of the oldest edifices of the...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Cathedral of Christ Our Savior
Moscow's largest Orthodox cathedral has a colorful past of destruction...
Religious Sites Kropotkinsky District
 
Cathedral of Christ's Ascension in Storozhakh
Like Moscow State University, this classical church was designed...
Religious Sites Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan
Built between 1633 and 1636 to commemorate Russia's liberation...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Cathedral of the Archangel
This five-dome cathedral was commissioned by Ivan the Great (1440–1505)...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Cathedral of the Epiphany
This church is all that remains of the monastery that was founded...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Cathedral of the Sign
This solid redbrick church, topped with one gold and four green...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles
Built in 1655–56 by Patriarch Nikon, this was his private church...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Church of All-Saints in Kulishki
This fine example of 17th-century religious architecture was...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Church of St. George on Pskov Hill
This majestic five-dome church with blue cupolas studded by gold...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Church of St. Maxim the Blessed
In 1698 this white-stone church was built on the site where the...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Church of St. Nicholas in Khamovniki
Built between 1679 and 1682 and remaining open throughout the...
Religious Sites Kropotkinsky District
 
Church of St. Simon the Stylite
This bright white 17th-century church stands out in stark contrast...
Religious Sites Arbat
 
Church of the Deposition of the Virgin's Robe
This single-dome church was built in 1484–86 by masters from...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Church of the Resurrection
Built in 1629, this is one of the few lucky churches to have...
Religious Sites Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Church of the Resurrection in Kadosh
Because a high fence surrounds it, this colorful church is best...
Religious Sites Zamoskvoreche
 
Church of the Transfiguration on the Sands
Built in the 17th century, this elegant church was closed after...
Religious Sites Arbat
 
Church of the Trinity in Nikitniki
Painted with white trim and topped by five green cupolas, this...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Donskoy Monastery
In 1591, the Russian army stood waiting for an impending attack...
Religious Sites Southern Outskirts
 
Krutitskoye Ecclesiastical Residence
The name comes from the word kruta, meaning "hill," and a small...
Religious Sites Eastern Outskirts
 
Monastery of the Conception
Though this working monastery was founded in the 16th century...
Religious Sites Kropotkinsky District
 
Monastery of the Savior Behind the Icons
The monastery was founded at the beginning of the 17th century...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
New Maiden's Convent
Tsar Vasily III (1479–1533) founded this convent in 1524 on the...
Religious Sites Southern Outskirts
 
New Savior Monastery
This monastery with a yellow belfry dates to the 13th century...
Religious Sites Eastern Outskirts
 
St. Andrew's Anglican Church
Moscow's only Anglican church, built in 1884, served the British-expatriate...
Religious Sites Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
St. Basil's Cathedral
The proper name of this whimsical structure is Church of the...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
St. John's Convent
Among the noblewomen who were forced to take the veil here were...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
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