The three famous cemeteries portrayed here contain the remains of Russia’s most notable artists, politicians, military leaders, elite class members and the Czars–including the reburial of the last Czar, Nicholas and his family who were assasinated in 1918 and finally reburied in St Petersburg in 1991.
More inspiring are the sites of the great artists of Russia: Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dostoyevsky and others. The cemeteries are (in order of appearance): Tikhvin CemeteryNovodevichy Cemetery, Peter and Paul Cahedral.

 


Tikhvin Cemetery s located at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, in
Tikhvin Cemetery s located at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery...
Tikhvin Cemetery In the center of the this deeply historical cemetery
Tikhvin Cemetery In the center of the this deeply historical...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a Russian composer of the
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a Russian composer ...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a Russian composer of the
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a Russian composer ...
Artist I.V. Tartakov, one of the first Russian singers to
Artist I.V. Tartakov, one of the first Russian singers to re...
Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev (1837-1910) was a Russian pianist, conductor and
Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev (1837-1910) was a Russian pianist...
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 ????????1908) was a Russian composer. He
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 ????????1908) was ...
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881), one of the Russian composers known
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881), one of the Russian ...
Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (1834-1887) was a Russian Romantic composer and
Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (1834-1887) was a Russian Rom...
Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein (1829-1894) was a Russian-Jewish pianist, composer and
Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein (1829-1894) was a Russian-Jewis...
Author Ivan Andreyevich Krylov (1769-1844) is Russia's best known fabulist.
Author Ivan Andreyevich Krylov (1769-1844) is Russia's best ...
Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevskiy (1821-1881) was a Russian writer and essayist,
Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevskiy (1821-1881) was a Russian w...
Nikolai Cherkasov, actor (1903-1966) One of the most popular Russian
Nikolai Cherkasov, actor (1903-1966) One of the most popular...
Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in
Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in...
Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in
Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in...
Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in
Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in...
Monk at Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Monk at Alexander Nevsky Monastery...
The majestic Neoclassical cathedral at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery
The majestic Neoclassical cathedral at the Alexander Nevsky ...
Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery with Smolensk Cathedral (16th
Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery with Smolensk ...
Graves at Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novodevichy_Convent
Graves at Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery htt...
The New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery, opened in
The New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery...
Boris Yeltsin's flamboyant grave stone in the New Maidens' Monastery
Boris Yeltsin's flamboyant grave stone in the New Maidens' M...
Ballerina's grave: New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery, opened
Ballerina's grave: New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novod...
Nikita Khrushchev's grave: New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery,
Nikita Khrushchev's grave: New Maidens' Monastery (also call...
During the Soviet epoch, the cemetery was turned into the
During the Soviet epoch, the cemetery was turned into the mo...
Airman in uniform: New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery)
Airman in uniform: New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novod...
New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery) is coveted by
New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery) is...
Famous actor's grave: New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery)
Famous actor's grave: New Maidens' Monastery (also called No...
Columbarium at New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevichy Cemetery)
Columbarium at New Maidens' Monastery (also called Novodevic...
War memorial
War memorial...
The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral
The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral...
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. P...
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. P...
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. P...
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. P...
The Peter and Paul Fortress: In 1991 nine of the
The Peter and Paul Fortress: In 1991 nine of the royal bodie...