This is the most important necropolis for both Moscow and the whole country. We recommend this guided tour to Novodevichy Cemetery to review the lives of the greatest people who have ever lived in Russia.
Nadezhda Alliluyeva (Stalin's wife) grave at Novodevichy Cemetery
The best place in the city to look for its unparalleled history is the Novodevichy Cemetery.
General Secretary Nikita Khrushchev, the wife of Mikhail Gorbachev, Raisa Maksimovna, the first president of the Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin, Stalin's wife Nadezhda Alliluyeva, and other prominent figures from the 20th century, from Anton Chekhov to composer Dmitri Shostakovich, are buried here.