NOVODEVICHY CONVENT AND CEMETERY

Novodevichy Cemetery, also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery,was inaugurated in 1898. It is the most famous cemetery in Moscow. It lies next to the southern wall of the 16th-century Novodevichy Convent.

The cemetery holds the tombs of Russian authors, musicians, playwrights, and poets, as well as famous actors, political leaders, and scientists. More than 27,000 are buried here. 

Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent
Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent

Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent
Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent

Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent
Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent

Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent
Europe Russia Moscow Novodevichy Convent

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