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- Walking City Tour and Novodevichiy Convent, 3.5 hours
Walking City Tour and Novodevichiy Convent, 3.5 hours
Moscow is the capital of Russia, the country’s largest city, its major political, industrial and cultural center. Moscow is a unique city, its architecture combines the features of both Oriental and Western cultures. You will see Red Square, the Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and more. The Novodevichy Convent was founded in 1524 by Grand Prince Vasili III in commemoration of the conquest of Smolensk in 1514. It was built as a fortress at a curve of the Moskva River and became an important part of the southern defensive belt of the capital, which had already included a number of other monasteries.
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