Savveno-Storozhevoi monastery  

Savveno-Storozhevoi monastery at Zvenigorod west of Moscow - view of the left half of the women's Terem palace - 1655's, taken on a very rainy day. This monastery was a favorite place of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and his family. The tsarena and her court ladies has this special palace separate from the monk's quarters. The inside is now restored as a fine museum.


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