Novodevichie Memorial Cemetry

Andrei Tupolev

Novodevichie Memorial Cemetery (1-1,5 hours) is an old Moscow cemetery opened in 1898 and two times expanded in the Soviet period. It is a “museum” of statures and burial monuments of the late 19th –  20th centuries.

Now it consists of pre-revolutionary, soviet and post-soviet parts combining all together more that 26 000 burial sites.

Matvei Manizer sculptorLeonid KoganV. Ginzburg

Among world famous personalities buried in there:
Mstislav Rostropovich
Galina Vishnevskaya
Galina Ulanova
Anton Chekhov
Michael Bulgakov

Nadezhda Allilueva
Nikita Khrushchev
Dmitri Shostakovich
Andrei Tupolev
Sergei Konenkov
Nikolai Gogol
Raisa Gorbacheva
Boris Yeltsin

Maxim Peshkov (Gorky's son)IMG_7886IMG_7885

Opened for visitors:
Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
No entrance fee.
Web page about Novodevichie cemetery (Rus)