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Church of St. Simeon the God-Receiver At Zverin Convent
Bredova - Zverinaya St., Veliky Novgorod

+7 (816 2) 77 37 38
+7 921 730 93 92
+7 (816 2) 77 37 70


Working hours:
Выходной: Ср, Чт, последний Пн месяца

Open: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Wed., Thu. and last Mon. of the month

Entrance Fee:
C 1 марта 2023:
150 р. – взрослый, 100 р. – учащиеся, дети до 14 лет — бесплатно

250 RUB (adults), 150 RUB (students)
children under 14 - free

58.53633700, 31.27650900

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The two-tier miniature Church of St. Simeon the God-Receiver (1467) is located on the territory of the former 12th century Zverin monastery. It was preceded by a wooden church built in one day under the vow given to stop the Great Plague Pestilence.

The unique wall-painting of the church interior has been preserved; thus, surviving until today. The arches, pillars, and walls are covered with small paintings of saints united in a church calendar according to which one can pray for all the people died of plague. On the territory of the former monastery there was the Church of the Protection of the Virgin (14th c.).

The relics of St. Savva of Vishera the Miracle-worker are kept in the cathedral annexed to it in 1901. 

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