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New Jerusalem Monastery of Resurrection

Sovetskaya St., 2, Istra 143500, Russia
+7 495 994-61-70
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Beautifully Restored

Been in New Jerusalem a year ago, and now again. It has changed beyond recognition! They nearly... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2015
It's not main attraction near Moscow

It's russian copy of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem The main church is now being... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Founded in the 17th century by patriarch Nikon, New Jerusalem Monastery was designed after Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is a functioning monastery and a monument of a great architectural and cultural value.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Nov 2015
“Beautifully Restored”
4 Nov 2015
“It's not main attraction near Moscow”
Sovetskaya St., 2, Istra 143500, Russia
+7 495 994-61-70
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Been in New Jerusalem a year ago, and now again. It has changed beyond recognition! They nearly finished the restoration, just the flowerbeds are left to do, the domes are shining, everything is tidy and smashing beautiful.

Thank LondonKat25
Reviewed 4 November 2015

It's russian copy of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem The main church is now being restored. It will be open in summer 2016. It's a middle level attraction. Attraction is mainly popular with the locals. Nature and architecture around is not interesting,...More

Thank Papayaved
Reviewed 1 February 2015

An hour or so drive from Moscow, this is a nice day trip. There are a couple nice options in the area for lunch as well to close things out. Monastery is very nice, but still under reconstruction. Much of the complex is close to...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 13 August 2014

If you are in the area - it is worth stopping by and seeing the place. Its architecture is quite impressive. You probably need 30 mins or so.

Thank Elnur S
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

Novojerusalemskiy monastery in Russian. Located near Istra railroad/bus station, 10 minute walk distance. 40km northwest from Moscow. On Volokolomskoe expressway. Renovation was going on more than 10 years, and now, from a couple years ago, whole renew project is going on. Everywhere looks like construction...More

1  Thank Dona_Natasha
Reviewed 16 June 2014

The place itself is gorgeous, very beautiful from outside and the surrounding park, but the church inside is under reconstruction so you won't see much. if you are in no hurry you can go there for 1-2 hours just to walk around the area.

Thank Natalia_Boryak
Reviewed 30 March 2013

We have visited New Jerusalem Monastery - the famous memorial center of Russian architecture of 16th centure in the frosty and windy morning of March. Sun was shining and any cloud was in the sky - the ideal weather for photographing. But unfortunately our hopes...More

1  Thank Max K
Reviewed 23 December 2012

I love this monastery. It is one of the must visit place when you are in Moscow for two or more days. The best time is late spring and summer. You get the feeling of the monastery life, second world war battles and special peace...More

1  Thank Artur Z
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