Travel Snapshots: Mozhaysk, a town on a hilltop

The hill on which the monastery is situation opens up to great view of the Moscow River’s source.

The hill on which the monastery is situation opens up to great view of the Moscow River’s source.

Nikolay Korolyoff
100 km to the west of Moscow lies the town of Mozhaysk, the city was first mentioned in chronicles in 1231, the name ‘Mozhaysk’ has Baltic roots and means “small”, this is where the Moscow River begins
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