In the necropolis of the Donskoy monastery in the capital will restore the historic tombstones, reports portal of the mayor and government of Moscow.

We are talking about the monuments to the poet Vasily majkova, nobles Basil and Peter Baskakov and Elizabeth Baryshnikova. Works plan to finish by the end of 2021.

As the head of the Department of cultural heritage Alexey Emelyanov, objects are of great memorial and artistic value.

He added that the monument Baskakova is a tree with stubby branches growing from the stone, which symbolizes mount Calvary, where they crucified Jesus Christ.

Headstone Baryshnikova is decorated with marble sculptures of Cupid and a bronze relief in the ancient tradition, which was created by the sculptor Vasily Demuth-Malinovsky.

The memorial in honor of Mike was made in the form of the altar of black gabbro-diabase (one of the varieties of volcanic rocks).

By the end of 2021 at the monastery is planned to refurbish the 82 artistic tombstones of various figures of culture and science.

Earlier it was reported that the experts had resumed research work on the territory of the Old mint and the House of provincial Board on Nikolskaya street.