Churches and Monasteries in Moscow Region

The settlement of Radonezh, located 55 km from Moscow in the direction of Sergiyev Posad city, is one of Moscow Region’s landmarks and a major destination for pilgrims. It is in Radonezh young St. Sergius of Radonezh decided to become a hermit.
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New Jerusalem Monastery
The Stauropegic Resurrection New Jerusalem Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries near Moscow. It is a unique and sacred place, having been crafted by architects from several epochs. It reproduces the layout of key religious sites in Jerusalem.
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Guidelines for Visiting Orthodox Churches
When visiting an active church or monastery in Moscow, you should bear in mind that it is not only an architectural and historical landmark. In the first place, it is where religious services are held and where believers come to pray or to ask for support.
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Monasteries of Moscow Region
Over the last few years monasteries around Moscow have been rapidly reconstructed. Over the hundreds of years they have been glorified by great saints, hermits, and preachers. Objects of religious reverence such as miraculous icons and relics are kept in them.
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