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The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery)

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ul. Pokrovskaja, 76, Suzdal 601293, Russia
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There are so many different ecclesiastical building in Suzdal it is difficult to keep track of them all. This one has the feeling of a religious place where they let you in but do not expect to live off you. Wonderfully situated off the main...More

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Suzdal is small fairytale like town and this church and surroundings and pastures is a sight to absorb and behold. Do take time out to walk around the church premises and small fields adjoining the church..there are also tiny shops to purchase Russian knick-knacks

Thank DeviHaridas
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Since this monastery is still active, most of it is not accessible for the public. I entered the monastery because it looks very nice from outside and because I was passing by. Not really worth a long visit, but nevertheless a nice, peaceful place. If...More

Thank MurielVdA
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely peaceful convent with nuns looking after vegetable garden and surrounds . Church lovely. Be warned toilets are not so great considering everything else us so clean.

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I was traveling in Russia with a small tour (11 of us) and we stayed at the convent when we visited Vladimir-Suzdal It was April and snow on the ground and very cold but the accommodations were warm and inviting...VERY comfortable & food excellent in...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I have to rate this as I do in order to make the comparison with other sites in Suzdal, which I would say are globally better. This said, the Monastery church buildings in clean white opposite a line of wooden houses make an attractive place...More

Thank Colomb92
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The history of this convent was the main attraction for me. It is so beautiful and serene. It's definitely a must see!

Thank Sangeet K
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Best city in Russia by our opinion, many architecture monuments on 1 sq km , over 300 in all city , including this one ! worth it to see this beauty!

Thank MichaelDolgy
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This Convent is a sight to behold in winter with all the Snow White background. The exterior of the Convent is beautifully built and there's a view point near the Convent where one can look beyond as well.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Crossing the gate you find yourself in a holy tranquility spirit. The well kept wooden houses and flowers and the compact smal and humble Cathedral are in peaceful atmosphere. Worth while to pass here and visit for a short while. Recommended site. Taking pictures of...More

Thank mendi62
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