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  1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow

Moscow: An Evening at the Monastery with Dinner

Product ID: 233527
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Spend an evening and dine in a 700 years old monastery, in the heart of Moscow. Climb the bell tower to enjoy the sunset falling on Moscow's rooftops. Enjoy a traditional Russian dinner in the monks' refectory, in a sublime and mystical environment.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a 700 old monastery, right in the heart of Moscow
  • Climb the bell tower to see the sunset on Moscow's rooftops
  • Enjoy a traditional Russian meal in the monks' refectory
  • See the world only ceramic iconostasis
Full description
Spend an evening in this mythical place marked by the steps of Vasily the third, Peter the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte. Your guide will detail the history of the monastery and share anecdotes fuelled by centuries of rich history. On your way to the bell tower, you will encounter the world's only ceramic iconostasis. On top of the bell tower, enjoy the sunset illuminating Moscow's rooftops.

After the visit, you will sit down at the monk's table in the refectory. There, under the magnificent painted dome, you will enjoy a traditional Russian dinner with soups, salads, stew, and bread. All freshly baked within the monastery walls. At the end of the evening, you will be driven back to your hotel in a classic Soviet van.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided visit of the monastery in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, or Russian
  • Traditional Russian dinner made out of fresh products prepared in the monastery
What’s Not Included
  • Any personal purchases

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the entrance gate of the monastery. The exact address will be communicated after booking.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
Know before you go
• You must climb up narrow stairs to reach the top of the bell tower
• This is an active place of worship, women will be asked to cover their hairs and shoulders with a shawl (provided on location) and both women and men should have their legs covered (no skirts or shorts)
• Please make any dietary restrictions known before the tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.0 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
2.0/5
Organization
2.0/5
Value for money
3.8/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Product ID: 233527