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Trinity-Sergius Monastery (Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra)

Sergiyev Posad, Russia
+7 496 547-36-45
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Sergiev Posad Day Trip from Moscow Including Troitse-Sergiev Monastery
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Established around 1340, it is one of the greatest and biggest monasteries in Russia.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sergiyev Posad, Russia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is perfect to get a close-up on a christian culture, yet it's never empty. Plan a trip in advance to make sure the weather is good, as it's best in the bright sun. Don't skip the walk-around the area as well, there is...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the perspective of an atheist tourist, the monastery offers a close look at the Eastern Orthodox. The choir's singing is a highlight.

Thank Fay R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This majestic monastery complex is strongly connected with Russian history (the oldest church from 15th century). Even if you are not a devoted (Orthodox) Christian, you will admire the beauty and splendor of the churches architecture, domes, icons… Yet, do not expect calmness and immersion...More

Thank Dan_sofia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trinity-Sergius Monastery should be rated to be the best tourist spot among Golden Ring cities. It is not far from Moscow but bear in mind that huge crowds found therein could not be avoided. The museum, bell tower, iconostasis, chapels, monks and the color-domed Cathedrals...More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a tour group (18 people). Having a guide is recommended who filled us I on the history and detail of the impressive site and range of churches and buildings. Was there 10:00 am to 13:00. Very overcrowded with tour groups. Noisy, push and...More

Thank TrevorJW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large monastery complex is off the beaten path, but not unknown by tourist groups. This is a place that reminds you of old Russia with a courtyard filled with postcard photo opportunities. Bright and colorful, but very old as it was founded in 1345...More

Thank Rwanda17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the cities of the Golden Ring! St. Serguiev monatery! Beautiful complex of churches, the great bell tower, the Dormition Cathedral, the iconostasis, the museum, the refectory, the monks doing the things themselves, etc. A place to be visited!!!!!!

Thank fernandocE9816AZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is like a little town and you can walk inside. It was full of people preying and atmosphere was very religious. Everywhere the buildings where full of painting and even if you have a week you can not see all of them. It was...More

Thank Elisavet17-84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

..went as part of another tour... Very interesting history....beautiful buildings...a bit of a short walk after to the shops ...would love to go again and spend more time..

Thank Ajm5760
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

is a good day trip away from Moscow and very easy to get to by train. I have read many reviews which said that is free to get in but have to pay to take photos. However, from what I had experienced, it is necessary...More

Thank wmk45
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Response from Nik G |
Можно ехать самостоятельно на автобусе №388. Он отправляется от метро ВДНХ. Отправляется каждые 30 минут. Но, возможны пробки на пути. Лучше ехать на поезде от Ярославского вокзала. Время в пути 40 минут. На посещение Лавры... More
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