General view of Novodevichy monastery (Moscow) from the northwest.
Photo by N.I.Zharkikh, September 6, 1976.
In the foreground – Great Novodevichy pond, in a mirror which reflects the monastery buildings. Left – Transfiguration Church (over the north gate), right – belfry. Between the two towers rises Smolensk cathedral. At the right – dome of the refectory church.