Tour to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery

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Tour to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery
- Excursions to St.Petersburg museums -
Tour to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery is the spiritual heart of Saint-Petersburg and a pilgrimage core of orthodox Christians. The local guide will show you the magnificent Holy Trinity Cathedral and burial places of known Russian political social personalities and you. Visit to iconography workshop can be organized at an advance note. Walking around the territory you will feel this little holy world completely isolated from the vanity of social city life.
Program includes:
  • Territory of the Monastery
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Icon workshop
  • Necropolis
Details
  • Opening hours: 6:00–20:00
  • Information on weekends specified when the Program requested
  • Address: 1, Monastyrka river embankment, St. Petersburg, 191167
Prices
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Option #1
— Private guide
— Tickets
from 8 500 RUR
per group
Option #2
— Private guide
— Tickets
— Private car
from 10 300 RUR
per group
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Tour description

The monastery is the pathbreaking center of Russian Orthodox religion in St Petersburg, attracting thousands of pilgrims, and the famous architectural highlight worth visiting.


The ensemble of Alexander Nevsky Monastery has numerous churches and cemeteries. Admission is arranged according to the rules of the active monastery: you should be dressed properly, monks can’t be pictured, no smoking, etc.


Usually tour to Alexander Nevsky Monastery in St Petersburg begins with the visit to the cemetery. Necropolis of Artists is the most renowned one. Here one can see the tombs of Dostoevsky, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and other Russian talents and geniuses. The oldest church on the monastery grounds is the Annunciation Church, where burials of the Romanovs family members took place.


The outstanding Russian Field marshal Alexander Suvorov is buried there. The Holy Trinity Cathedral is the center of pilgrimage. The most venerated icon of Virgin Mary and the relics of St Prince Alexander Nevsky are found there.


The primary monastery of St Petersburg, founded by Peter the First. The holy place is dedicated to Prince Alexander Nevsky, the medieval ruler first secured a victory over the Swedish knights on the Neva river banks. Peter the Great set up the avenue leading towards the monastery which today is named Nevsky Prospect.

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