The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Sergiyev Posad

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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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  • If you're a fan of churches, you'll have a great time there. In the monastery there are lots of churches, each one of them is unique. You can do this as a day trip from Moscow by taking either an expr...  more »
  • Seeing a lot of tourists from different countries, I was incredibly pleased that our Orthodox Laurel united in one place people with different mentalities and different faiths. God is one for all! Under the bell ringing to drink holy water surrounded by completely different people, speaking different languages, but understanding each other - it is very blissful!
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  • 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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