Сергиев Посад (Sergiyev Posad), Russia
Сергиев Посад (Sergiyev Posad) highlights
monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Sergiyev Posad, included on the famous Golden Ring route of ancient towns, is rich with historic and cultural heritage, as well as boasting a small town charm. The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, is undeniably the major draw for the city and the symbol of Russian Christianity.
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Last reviewed: 21 October 2019
Сергиев Посад (Sergiyev Posad) description
Sergiyev Posad is the only city in the Moscow region that is on the Golden Ring. An excellent destination since is home to one of the most revered monasteries in Russia.
The town's main attraction is the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is home to almost fifty ancient and historically significant white-stone buildings, and has enough to keep you busy for days.
Founded in 1337, the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius is undeniably the major draw for the city and the symbol of Russian Christianity.
Blue-and-gold cupolas offset by snow-white walls, a color scheme that lies at the heart of the Russian perception of divinity, and Sergiyev Posad's monastery is a textbook example.
It doesn't get any holier than this in Russia, for the place was founded in 1340 by the country's most revered saint, St. Sergius of Radonezh
Since the 14th century, pilgrims have been journeying here to pay homage to him.
The imposing Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church.
It's nearly impossible to explore the entire complex properly in one day.
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