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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.


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

Top recommendations in Zvenigorod

  • 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.