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Zvenigorod

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.

Zvenigorod


Basic facts
Name in Russian
Звенигород
Status
City-municipality in the Moscow Region
Location
On the River Moskva
Distance
65km west of Moscow
Time Zone
Moscow Time
Population
18,183 people (2014)
First Mentioned
1338
Official Website
http://www.zvenigorod.ru/

Top recommendations in Zvenigorod

  • Zvenigorod monastery

    Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery

    Visit the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, a wonderful example of a Russian fortified monastery with one of the oldest surviving buildings in the Moscow Region.

  • Zvenigorod Gorodok

    Go to the Zvenigorod Gorodok to see Zvenigorod's second ancient cathedral - the Dormition Cathedral.