Tikhvin Cemetery is located at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery and was established in 1823. Lot of notable composers and artist are buried there like Pjotr Tšaikovski.



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Founded: 1823-1827
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Russia


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조아라 (3 years ago)
Be careful. If you wanna visit just here (not 18th one), it just coasts 200rubles. check the price in Kicca before you pay
Michael Todd (4 years ago)
Amazing to visit the famous graves, but it costs money to enter.
Hugo Palomino (4 years ago)
Little, peaceful and historical cemetery of Saint Petersburg, just at the entrance of Alexander Nevski monastery. Easy to reach with bus, at Alexander Nevskogo square, or by metro, the station of the same name. Paying one ticket can enter to both sides of the cemetary. Tikhvin have the most famous Russian figures: Dostoevskiy, Tchaikovskiy, Mussorgskiy, Rimsky Korsakov and others. Lazarus also have important names: Leonard Euler, Lomonosov, Agustín de Betancourt, but also have more graves, giving it a very special atmosphere. Once per year, at museum's night, host a an special event at midnight.
Александр Воеводский (4 years ago)
Pantheon of Russian Art. Dostoevsky and Tchaikovsky were buried here, and many other great people.
Frankey C (4 years ago)
A beautiful little place home to Tchaikovsky and Dostoevsky amongst many other influential Russian artists.
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