Mirozhsky Monastery

Western European Russia

Mirozhsky Monastery sits on the riverbank at the confluence of the rivers Velikaya and Mirozhka, where it gets its name from. The highlight of this 12th-century Orthodox monastery is the Unesco-listed Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour. Get there on bus 2 from the vicinity of Hotel Rizhskaya, Rizhsky pr 25; otherwise it's about a 30-minute walk from pl Lenina.