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The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra

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The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra “In the land of Moscow and all over the world there is no other monastery equal to this one…” - Archdeacon Paul of Aleppa
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Krasnoi Armii ave., Sergiyev Posad 141300, Russia
+7 496 547-36-45
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All reviews day trip golden ring russian orthodox guided tour hour drive pilgrimage site holy trinity take photos short walk an hour and a half an amazing place bell tower holy water huge complex early morning heads covered great site
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful park with very old and nice cirches and cathedrals inside. There is free entrance. Must visit.

Thank jankoh801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is located in the golden Ring. It is an historical place near the Moscow. There are some monasteries - churches. You can drink holy healing water. The churches has very wonderful dome. General it is a peaceful area. In the town - near the...More

Thank kdeli
Reviewed 9 October 2018

crowded . The rain did not make it any easier to view the churches. Managed to collect a bottle of holy healing water. The Orthodox churches were a repeat of the same themes_ walls and ceilings filled with frescoes and a gorgeous iconostasis at the...More

Thank DLkkkhee
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is the holy place of Russia. The very spiritual one and a very beautiful one. The spirit is really there all the time.

Thank 380_JaroslawK
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra is a monastery located in Sergiyev Posad, a city located in the Golden Ring, an historical place surrounded Moscow. In our travel, we visited some monasteries and for us, it was the most beautiful and interesting one, so I recommend...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We were driven there by a Russian friend who then found a man who was studying at the Monastery to give us a tour. It was incredibly beautiful and very interesting. It was our introduction to Russia, we had just flown in earlier that day,...More

Thank KatyDe
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We hired a driver and a car to take us to Sergiev Posad to visit The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius monastery. The monastery is really worth the 1.5 hour trip from Moscow. The monastery is really large and there is a park like area...More

Thank GranddaddyDom
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The Trinity Lavra of Saint Sergius is an exquisite example of Russian Orthodox architecture in the Moscow hinterlands. I would highly recommend this destination for anyone interested in history and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One can easily spend a full day here taking in the...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The monastery is quite a complex with multiple churches, dormitories, and other buildings and it is beautiful. Buildings are painted in gorgeous colors, some trimmed in white others with beautiful painted designs. They are topped with towers, gold guilded onion domes, wooden carved shingles and...More

Thank Eestigirl
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Watch out for the russian looking guys at the front with ID lanyards. He will ask you to go to the red building opposite to pay 450 rubles, when clearly other tourists are getting in for free. Instead try to slip in with any of...More

1  Thank DT_Adventurer
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Response from wwbusch | Reviewed this property |
if you arrive at the airport at 07:30 pm and need to be back at the airport at 10:30 pm (so your flight will leave ar 00:30am next day??) its still not enough time do do anything... you have to do immigration, take your... More
13 April 2018|
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
There is an official ticket office - easy to see and find. Sounds like that is where the security guard sent you so it sounds fine. Locals of course go in and out free of charge. Quite ridiculous to believe a guard is... More