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Tour To The New Jerusalem Monastery

The New Jerusalem Monastery (also known as Voskresensky Monastery) is a unique place related to Russian Orthodox Church. It was founded in 1656 as a residence of Patriarch Nikon and it is a reproduction of the Holy Land in Jerusalem. It is standing on the bank of the river Istra, and first thing you see when you arrive here is this magnificent view of the complex standing on the hill above the river.

Center of its architecture ensemble is the Resurrection Cathedral, which is absolutely identical to the Cathedral in Jerusalem. Complex also includes Church of the Holy Trinity, walls and towers, Patriarch Nikon's abode, gardens and much more. You will see the main buildings of the monastery - the Rotunda of the Holy Sepulcher, inside which is Edicule - a cave, symbolizing a place where Jesus was buried, where he was raised.

During the tour you will learn about history of the Monastery, how it was built, how it was occupied and ransacked by the German Army and how it was recovered and returned to the Orthodox Church.


Daily throughout the year, accept Tuesday and last Monday in month from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

PRICE for Tour To The New Jerusalem Monastery

Language (group 1-20 persons)

6 hour tour

Russian, English, German, French 4800 RUR
Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Czech 5500 RUR
Arabic, Japanese, Hebrew, Chinese, Turkish, Hungarian, Scandinavian 6600 RUR
Entrance Fee 230 RUR

The price is set for group.Cost of tour guides in other languages may differ. Transfer is not included.

Transportation for Tour To The New Jerusalem Monastery

We offer different class of cars: budget, premium, luxury (vip taxi) and also minivans and coaches up to 50 people.

Book Tour To The New Jerusalem Monastery

To book the tour please call us at +7 495 228-8882 and our booking manager will provide you all nesessary information about this excursion. We draw your attention, that the Tour To The New Jerusalem Monastery is granted with the condition of full payment. For payment we can send you a courier or you can come to our office.

You can book Tour To The New Jerusalem Monastery by e-mail info@gotorussia.ru or by phone +7 495 228-8882 or through our online booking form.

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