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The Alexander Nevsky Monastery complex comprises four cemeteries, two of which contain the graves of many of the major names in Russian culture, which are the main tourist attractions of the monastery.

The Tikhvin contains the tombs of the most famous figures, such as Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein, Musorgsky and Dostoevsky, while the cemetery of Lazarus is the last resting place of some of the great architects who have left their mark on the city, including Starov, Quarenghi and Rossi. It is also home the most interesting funerary monuments from an artistic point of view.

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