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Beautiful memorials

We decided to visit the cemetery on a cold December afternoon. It was incredible quiet and peaceful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
B303
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Burial of the most known personalities

20 minutes by metro from the city center and 10 minutes walking from the metro station. It is huge... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Marcospi61
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit the cemetery on a cold December afternoon. It was incredible quiet and peaceful and all of the memorials looked gorgeous covered in snow. We were keen to find Chekhov, Eisenstein, Buglakov, Gogol, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya and Yeltsin. We were able to find...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

20 minutes by metro from the city center and 10 minutes walking from the metro station. It is huge and to retrieve the burial monuments of the most important people I strongly recommend a guided tour (300 rub per person). Allocate between 30’and 45’. Guided...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Marcospi61
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I write it for foreign visitors. This place is free to enter! If somebody try to take money from you for enter - go to administration - it's near, or say that you'll call the police! There are 2 ways - from the street and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank helgamarkova
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Went here whilst in Moscow. A little way out of town not far from Tolstoy’s city estate. There is a charge to enter but we were on a tour. An attendant supervises larger groups due to attacks on the graves. A real joy to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KLBOS
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is the cemetery of so many poets, writers, musicians, scientists, political leaders and, of special interest, numerous cosmonauts. But for Russia, this is rather a modest and humble resting ground or garden-park and not on the list of the most fascinating cemeteries to visit....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank patrician98
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

To me this cemetery was as much a final resting spot as a lovely sculpture garden. Designed by Ivan Mashkov and inaugurated in 1898 this is the final resting spot for Boris Yeltsin, Nikita Kruschchev, Raisa Gorbacheva, Anton Chekhov and many others. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dickson0202
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Overall a nice setting for Russian celebs. We particularly liked some of the political celebs like Yeltsin and the composers like Shostakovich and Prokofiev. Worth a trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had a guide to point out gravesites of several Russian notables. The statues were amazing, mostly made of metal (maybe bronze) and depicting the person with something they were known for. Many figures were life sized and one even had his dog nearby. Each...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 24lorraineS
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We were asked to pay 500 per person when there was no signage showing ticket office or pricing. The security guards pulled my group and this other group into a room when other people were walking in freely. It was ridiculous. We asked other tourists...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yoyoyue913
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The New Maiden Cemetery and the New Maiden Convent are completely different things, they must have different listings. The cemetery belongs to the state, it has secular rules – obviously you are supposed to behave, but I haven’t seen anyone in shorts or light tops...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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