Active necropolises of the capital. Vostryakovskoe cemetery: how to get from the center?
Vostryakovskoe cemetery is located at the intersectionMKAD and Borovskoe highway. Nowadays, the necropolis is partially active, on its territory is a temple, which regularly hosts services and funeral services for the dead. Well-groomed territory, several burial options and an advantageous geographical location - all this Vostryakovskoe cemetery. How to get to the famous necropolis and on what terms can one bury them today?
History of the cemetery
At the turn of the XIX-XX centuries in the immediateproximity from the village Vostryakovo was equipped with a necropolis for the burial of local residents. In the 1930s, right next to the village graveyard, a new Jewish cemetery appeared, opened instead of Dorogomilovskiy Jewish cemetery. Noteworthy is the fact that the necropolis in Dorogomilovo was completely eliminated, and a large number of graves were transferred from the old territory to a new one - in Vostryakovo. Over time, two cemeteries merged into one, and Vostryakovskoe cemetery appeared. How to get here, many Muscovites know today. In the sixties of the last century, the village of Vostryakovo became part of the city of Moscow, and the necropolis was decided to expand to the Moscow Ring Road because of its increased popularity. It was from the moment of gaining the status of the Moscow cemetery that the residents of the capital began to bury it on its territory.
Interesting facts about the Vostryakovsk necropolis
Today the territory of the cemetery is 131 hectares,for convenience it is divided into the Northern and Central burials. The necropolis is a peaceful neighborhood of two cultures. On its territory there is an Orthodox church consecrated in honor of John the Baptist, as well as a synagogue for commemoration of the dead, belonging to the Jewish community. Accordingly, even today, the graves of representatives of the Jewish faith exist in the cemetery in large numbers, in a specially designated part. On the territory of the necropolis there is a mass grave of soldiers who died in the Great Patriotic War, a monument is also erected here. A large number of famous people were buried in the cemetery. Heroes of the USSR, great scientists, athletes, cultural figures, politicians and famous in other areas of the city and its surroundings. Today everyone can order an excursion and in the company of the conductor to inspect all Vostryakovskoe cemetery. How to get here from the city center? There are several options depending on what you will go on. Consider the detailed routes below.
The infrastructure of the cemetery and the possibility of burial
The territory of the necropolis opens at 9:00 year-round. In autumn and winter, the cemetery is open until 17:00, and in summer and spring - until 19:00. The burial is performed daily until 17:00. To date, there are related burials (the coffin with the body in the ground), as well as the burial of urns with ashes to the ground, an equipped crypt or a niche of open columbarium. The administration of the cemetery, as well as several private companies, offer funeral services and grave care. The territory of the necropolis is now well-equipped, roads are laid everywhere, beautiful flower beds are broken, regular cleaning is carried out, seasonal pruning of tree branches and other measures aimed at maintaining order. In the cemetery you can get free water for watering flowers, there is a rental of accessories and tools for caring for burials, a shop is open where you can buy flowers, wreaths and other sorrowful accessories, and also order the production of a monument or fence. On the organization of burials and for ordering additional services, it is necessary to contact the administration of the necropolis.
How to get to Vostryakovskiy cemetery in Moscow by public transport?
The exact address of the necropolis: Moscow, st. Ozernaya, etc. 47. From the metro station "Yugo-Zapadnaya" you can get on buses 66, 752, 720, 718. How to get to the stop "Vostryakovskoe cemetery" by shuttle bus? Everything is very simple: Routes 91 and 71 regularly run from South-West in this direction. Do not refuse visiting the necropolis on weekends and holidays. The administration of the cemetery is trying to provide all conditions for visitors. And on special dates, the number of buses and fixed-route taxis increases.
Vostryakovskoe cemetery: how to get there by private car
If you have a navigator, you definitely do notget lost in the trip. Coordinates Vostryakovskogo cemetery: 55.661362, 37.442931. It is not at all difficult to get to the necropolis from the Moscow Ring Road, for this it is necessary at the 46th kilometer, at the junction with the Borovskoye Highway, to leave for Ozernaya Street. And then turn left after detour. In front of you above - the actual route to the Vostryakovskiy central cemetery, carefully study it, if you go without a map and navigator. Attention: specify at the administration of the necropolis the possibility of visiting the cemetery on your private car during the holidays. Sometimes due to the increase in the number of visitors the entrance is closed and there are difficulties with parking.