Golden Domes of Transfiguration in Baroque (Moscow Novodevichy)

Golden Domes of Transfiguration in Baroque (Moscow Novodevichy)
«Golden Domes of Transfiguration in Baroque (Moscow Novodevichy)»
The North Gate of famous Novodevichy convent, witness of noble and royal women, is linked with the Church of Transfiguration built in so-called Moscow Baroque style in late 17th century on money commissioned from half-sister of Peter I (The Great), tsarina Sophia. During for 400 years the Novodevichy Convent was the witness and the participant of important historical events, connected with the names of Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov, Sofia and Peter I.

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