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Take an easy day trip from Moscow to visit The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church. Home to more than 300 monks, the monastery is said to be the most important in Russia. Founded in 1345, the Orthodox complex developed between the 14th and 18th centuries. Get in line for your turn to feel the healing effects of the holy water. Savor fresh bread straight from the monastery bakery, and try kvas--a traditional Russian drink. Arrange your visit to The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sergiyev Posad using our Sergiyev Posad tour itinerary builder website.
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One of the highlights of our trip to Russia, (my wife’s and myself, her sister, and my brother in law) was without any doubt our trip to the Golden Ring and especially to The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius.... more »
I have seen several places in the Golden Ring, and I can say categorically that this huge complex of churches and other buildings is the single best thing to see! If you have at least ONE day to... more »
The Sergei Trinity Monastery, also known as the Shergi Holy Trinity Monastery, the Holy Trinity Sergei Monastery, is the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church, one of the most important monasteries in Russia, and the largest Orthodox monastery in Russia. . Located in the town of Sergiyev, 71 km north of Moscow. Created in 1345 by Saints Sergey of the monk Ladogne. After continuous expansion. There are many buildings in the courtyard that are different in age and style. It is now the seat of the Moscow and All-Russian Patriarchate. In 1993, it was included in the World Heritage List.
Sergiev Posad is about 70km north from Moscow and if you go by bus there is traffic but the experience is unforgettable. Monasteries, incons, everything there is to know about orthodox Christianity.
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