Category: Culture

  • Church of the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Pokrovsky Monastery

    The Pokrovsky Stavropigial Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries in Moscow. It was originally founded as a monastery for men. It was built by the devout Romanov dynasty.

  • Church of the Three Saints on Kulishki

    The Church of the Three Saints in Kulishki is an Orthodox church in the Basmanny district of Moscow. It belongs to the Bogoyavlenskiy sub-district of the Moscow diocese.

  • Peter and Paul Church

    The Church of Sts. Peter and Paul at the Yauzsky Gate (on Kulishki) is an Orthodox church in Moscow’s Tagansky District. It is part of the Pokrovsky neighbourhood of the Moscow diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It is a sub-church of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia and a sub-church of the Serbian…

  • Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Podkopaye

    The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Podkopayakh is an Orthodox church of the Bogoyavlensky Subdistrict of the Moscow Diocese. The church is located in the White City in the Basmanny district of the Central Administrative District of Moscow (at the corner of Podkopaevsky and Podkolokolny Lanes, not far from Khitrovskaya Square).

  • Church of the Holy Trinity of the Life-Giving in Khokhlyi

    The Church of the Holy Life-Giving Trinity in Khokhly (in Khokhlovka, in Stariye Sady) is an Orthodox church in the Basmanny district of Moscow, in the eastern part of the White City. It belongs to the Bogoyavlensky nobility of the Moscow diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • Church of Vladimir the Equal to the Apostles in Stariye Sadakh (Old Gardens)

    The Church of St. Vladimir the Apostle in Stariye Sady is an Orthodox church in the Basmanny district of Moscow. It belongs to the Epiphany Nobility of the Moscow Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • Cathedral of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist in the St. John the Baptist Monastery

    The St. John the Baptist Stavropigial Nunnery is one of the oldest in the capital. It was founded in the XV century, in the area, which from ancient times belonged to the Moscow State.

  • Monument to A.N. Ostrovsky

    Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky was a Russian playwright whose work played a significant role in the development of Russian drama and theatre. He was born in Moscow on 12 April, 1823.

  • Writer A.N. Tolstoy lived and worked in this house

    Alexei Nikolaevich Tolstoy was a novelist, poet, playwright, publicist and one of the greatest Russian writers of the 20th century.

  • Serebryany lane

    Serebryany lane is one of the small Arbat lanes, located in the district of the same name in the centre of Moscow. With a length of about 180 metres, it starts from Arbat Street (continuing Starokonyushenny Lane) and follows towards Novy Arbat, ending at a dead end behind one of the book houses.