Travel Snapshots: A story of love and fidelity in Spaso-Borodino Convent

Beyond the walls of the convent lies a cemetery for those who fell during the Battle of Borodino. Thus, this sacred place, founded in memory of one of the heroes of that war, has become a monument to all those who died out there on the battlefield.

Beyond the walls of the convent lies a cemetery for those who fell during the Battle of Borodino. Thus, this sacred place, founded in memory of one of the heroes of that war, has become a monument to all those who died out there on the battlefield.

Nikolay Korolyoff
Seventy miles from Moscow along Mozhaisk Highway, near the village of Semenovsk, stands Spaso-Borodino Convent, founded by Margarita Tuchkova in 1839.
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