Zvenigorod is a rather typical city for the Moscow Region with the exception of the famous Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery which is located just outside the city. The city also boasts two of the oldest surviving buildings in the Moscow Region dating from the time when Zvenigorod was the centre of an appendage principality of Moscow. You can easily visit Zvenigorod as a day trip from Moscow.
Top recommendations in Zvenigorod
Visit the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, a wonderful example of a Russian fortified monastery with one of the oldest surviving buildings in the Moscow Region.
Go to the Zvenigorod Gorodok to see Zvenigorod's second ancient cathedral - the Dormition Cathedral.