The Novodevichy Convent was founded in 1524 to celebrate the taking of Smolensk from Lithuania, an important step in Moscow’s conquest...
Adjacent to the Novodevichy Convent, the Novodevichy Cemetery is one of Moscow’s most prestigious resting places – a veritable who’s who...
Leo Tolstoy’s winter home during the 1880s and 1890s now houses an interesting museum dedicated to the writer’s home life. While it’s...
If your dog got run over by a pick-up truck, you could find some comfort at the Roadhouse Blues Bar, with down-and-out live music every...
Opposite the entrance to Novodevichy Convent, is this sweet place where you can snuggle into big armchairs, enjoy the view out the...
Malaya Pirogovskaya ul 16 · interesting places nearby
After wandering the grounds and examining the graves at Novodevichy, an energy boost is usually in order. The perfect place for this is Stolle, specialising in tasty Saxon pies. Choose from the selection of savoury and sweet pastries sitting on the counter, or order something more substantial from the sit-down menu.