will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy" Top 5 Page for this destination Moscow Off The Beaten Path Tip by Canadienne

Moscow Off The Beaten Path: 335 reviews and 541 photos

  Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy
by Canadienne

This beautiful church is also located in the Zamoskvoreche area, and was constructed in 1670-2. At that time, this area of Moscow was home to the Streltsy, or royal guard.

Although the exterior colour is a bit plainer than some of the other churches in this area, the church has some amazing sculpting on the gables and window frames. Its roof has five cupolas, including a central gilded one, and they are all topped with small crowns and crosses.

The church is open to the public, but we didn't make it inside this one.

othercontact: Ulitsa Bolshaya Ordynka 27a/8

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Oct 18, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 1 8 8

Have you been to Moscow?

  Share Your Travels