For centuries this monastery has been the biggest religious and cultural centre of the Russian state. There remains a historical and architectural 15-19 century ensemble of churches, belfries and chambers.
Duration: 7 - 8 hours
Meeting Point: Hotel pick-up
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Laura is situated in Sergiev Posad, one of the most interesting towns in te Moscow Region (65 km from Moscow).
The monastery was founded in the 1340s by Reverend Sergius of Radonezh, whose name was given to the town. Icon painters Andrei Rublev and Daniel Horny worked here, they decorated with frescoes the main church of the monastery - the Trinity Cathedral.
The cathedral keeps the imperishable relics of Reverend Sergius.
The Trinity-St. Sergius Laura grounds includes the biggest Russian monastery, the monastery necropolis and the Moscow Ecclesiastical Academy and Seminary.
-Private English-speaking guide service;
-Transportation by public transport or car;
-Entrance fee to Trinity Sergius Lavra;
-Lunch at the local restaurant.