Monastery in Tikhvin

Tikhvin Monastery of the Mother of God

Rising like a fairy tale across the Tabory pond, this complex is about a 1km walk from the train station straight along Sovetskaya ul. At its heart is the onion-domed Assumption Cathedral, established in 1510, and p…
Museum in Tikhvin

Rimsky-Korsakov House-Museum

This early-19th-century wooden house was the composer’s childhood home until the age of 12. It became a museum in 1944, the centenary of Rimsky-Korsakov’s birth, and the rooms have been reconstructed to look as they…
Museum in Tikhvin

Tikhvin Historical Memorial & Architectural Museum

On the grounds of Tikhvin's photogenic monastery, this small museum has intriguing displays on the monastery’s history as well as religious art dating back to the 16th century.
Church in Tikhvin

Transfiguration Cathedral

This attractive cathedral frames one side of Tikhvin’s central square, where Lenin’s statue still stands.