Monasteries in Moscow region

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Novodevichy Convent
Novodevichy Convent, also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery (Russian: Новоде́вичий монасты́рь, Богоро́дице-Смоле́нский монасты́рь), is probably the best-known cloister of Moscow. Its name, sometimes translated as the New Maidens'...
New Jerusalem Monastery
The New Jerusalem Monastery or Novoiyerusalimsky Monastery (Russian: Новоиерусалимский монастырь), also known as the Voskresensky (Resurrection) Monastery, is a male monastery, located in the town of Istra in Moscow Oblast, Russia.
Vysotsky Monastery
Vysotsky Monastery (Russian: Высоцкий монастырь) is a walled Russian Orthodox monastery commanding the high left bank of the Nara River in Serpukhov, close to its confluence with the Oka. Its name stems from the Russian word for "heights".
Marfo-Mariinsky Convent
Marfo-Mariinsky Convent, or Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy in the Possession of Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna (Russian: Марфо-Мариинская обитель, Марфо-Мариинская обитель милосердия во владении великой княгини...
Luzhetsky Monastery
Founded in 1408 by St. Ferapont and rebuilt in brick in the 16th century
Danilov Monastery
Danilov Monastery, in full Svyato-Danilov Monastery or Holy Danilov Monastery (Данилов монастырь, Свято-Данилов монастырь in Russian), is a monastery on the right bank of the Moskva River in Moscow, Russia. Since 1983, it has functioned as the headquarters of the...
Nikolo-Ugreshsky monastery
Nikolo-Ugreshsky monastery was founded in 1380 year Grand Prince of Dmitry Donskoy for the place where the icon of Saint Nicholas. The word "ugresha" - warmed - in the name of the monastery indicates the words of the great Prince, warmed with the joy of portents of the...
Sretensky Monastery
Sretensky Monastery (Russian: Сретенский монастырь) is a monastery in Moscow, founded by Grand Prince Vasili I in 1397. It used to be located close to the present-day Red Square, but in the early 16th century it was moved northeast to what is now Bolshaya Lubyanka Street. The...
Bobrenev monastery
One of the oldest monasteries in Moscow region, founded with the blessing of St. Sergius of Radonezh
Kolotsky monastery
built near the place where the miraculous icon is discovered in the XV century
Intercession monastery
Intercession monastery (Pokrovskiy Khotkov monastery) — the convent of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in Khotkovo town on the river Paja. Until 1918 was a full-time monastery of the 3rd class, since 1992.
Epiphany Monastery
For the eponymous Kiev monastery, see Brotherhood Monastery
Voznesenskaya Davidova Pustyn Monastery
Voznesenskaya Davidova Pustyn — monastery of the Moscow Patriarchate; located on the high right bank of the river Lopasnya (tributary of the Oka river) in the territory of ancient Khatunskiy parish near the present village of Novaya Zhizn of Chekhov district, Moscow region.
Old-Golutvin monastery
One of the oldest monasteries founded by St. Sergius of Radonezh
Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius (Russian: Тро́ице-Се́ргиева Ла́вра) is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery is situated in the town of Sergiyev Posad, about 70 km to the north-east from Moscow by...
Savvino-Storozhevsky monastery
The monastery was founded in 1398 by the monk Sava, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh. One of the most beautiful monasteries in the Moscow region, located on the mountain Watchmen, at the confluence of the river Lodge in the Moscow river in the city of Zvenigorod.