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Golden Ring tour to Holy Trinity Monastery in Sergiyev Posad

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Enjoy a pleasant one-day trip from Moscow to a 700 year old Holy Trinity Monastery founded by St Sergius, the most important center of pilgrimage and the biggest and most beautiful monastery. The 70 km ride to the town of Sergiyev Posad takes you through a lovely stretch of Russian countryside, dotted with colourful wooden cottages. The town's chief attraction is the Lavra, a fairy-tale of gold and azure onion domes of its Cathedrals. You will learn about the history of this holy place and its founding fathers, how it influenced the rulers of the country, safeguarded the Russian culture and authenticity in times of hardship. Feel the atmosphere, take a bite of ginger bread and a sip of kvass (local root beer) and take tons of beautiful pictures.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Dress code for men - long pants only, no shorts or open shoulders
- Dress code for ladies - long pants or knee-long skirts, covered shoulders, shawl for head recommended
- Not allowed to take pictures of monks, priests or pilgrims without their permission
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

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Stop At: The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Sergiev Posad mkr, Sergiyev Posad 141300 Russia

You will see the 700 year old Holy Trinity Monastery founded by St Sergius, the most important center of pilgrimage and the biggest and most beautiful monastery. The 70 km ride to the town of Sergiyev Posad takes you through a lovely stretch of Russian countryside, dotted with colourful wooden cottages. The town's chief attraction is the Lavra, a fairy-tale of gold and azure onion domes of its Cathedrals. You will learn about the history of this holy place and its founding fathers, how it influenced the rulers of the country, safeguarded the Russian culture and authenticity in times of hardship. Feel the atmosphere, take a bite of ginger bread and a sip of kvass (local root beer) and take tons of beautiful pictures.

Duration: 6 hours

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Traveler pickup is offered

Departure time:

8:30 AM

Duration:

6 hours

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Golden Ring tour to Holy Trinity Monastery in Sergiyev Posad
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Enjoy a pleasant one-day trip from Moscow to a 700 year old Holy Trinity Monastery founded by St Sergius, the most important center of pilgrimage and the biggest and most beautiful monastery. The 70 km ride to the town of Sergiyev Posad takes you through a lovely stretch of Russian countryside, dotted with colourful wooden cottages. The town's chief attraction is the Lavra, a fairy-tale of gold and azure onion domes of its Cathedrals. You will learn about the history of this holy place and its founding fathers, how it influenced the rulers of the country, safeguarded the Russian culture and authenticity in times of hardship. Feel the atmosphere, take a bite of ginger bread and a sip of kvass (local root beer) and take tons of beautiful pictures.

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