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RUSSIA - GOLDEN RING - SERGIEV POSAD

SERGIEV POSAD:


Location:

It is situated in 65 km from Moscow.

Local Time:

Moscow time.

Brief History:

1337 – the foundation of the village, which in 1782 got the name of Sergiev Posad, as it had been formed by small commonalties around the monastery of St. Trinity and St. Sergius.
1930 – in honour of a revolutionary Bolshevik Zagorsky the town was renamed in Zagorsk.
1991 – the town had got its original name of Serguiev Posad.

Attractions & Highlights:

The monastery St. Trinity and St. Sergius (1337), the pearl of the early russian architecture. Many events of the history of Russia are associated with this monastery. On the territory of the monastery are located the summer residence of a Russian Patriarch Alexei II, Academy and Seminary as schools of chorus and iconography. 250 monks live in the monastery. The cathedral of St. Trinity made of white stone (1423) is the most ancient building. Its interior is decorated with icons, painted by the russian artist Andrew Rublev and his pupils. Other places of interest are: an elegant church of St. Spirit (1476), an imposing cathedral of Assumption (1554), a magnificent campanile of 5 levels (XVIII c.). All monasteries, cathedrals and churches are open for public.

Hotels:
Tour Packages: Sergiev Posad – Vladimir (1 Day)
Sergiev Posad – Vladimir – Suzdal (2 Days/1 Night)
Sergiev Posad – Suzdal – Vladimir (2 Days/1 Night)
Sergiev Posad – Vladimir – Bogolubovo – Suzdal (3 Days/2 Nights)
Sergiev Posad – Suzdal – Bogolubovo – Vladimir (3 Days/2 Nights)
Vladimir – Suzdal – Kostroma – Yaroslavl – Rostov Veliki – Pereyaslavl Zalessky – Sergiev Posad (5 Days/4 Nights)
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Getting There:

From Moscow you can get there by auto and a bus by the road M-8.

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