St. Andronik Monastery of the Savior

The former Andronikov Monastery of the Saviour is located On a steep left bank of the river Yauza in Moscow. Its white ancient walls, towers and temples submerges the visitors in the atmosphere of ancient Russia. It was founded by Metropolitan Alexy in the 14th century and considered one of the most ancient monuments of stone architecture of Moscow.

In the beginning of the 15th century the St. Andronik Monastery received the white-stone cathedral the Image of the Savior, one of the oldest stone buildings in Moscow survived until now. The great Russian icon painter Andrei Rublev took part in its construction. He also adorned it with his murals, but they have survived only tiny fragments. The Rev. Andrei Rublev, the former monk of the St. Andronik Monastery, lived and died there in 1430 and was buried there as well.


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