We invite you to an exciting excursion to one of the most beautiful cities in Russia - Sergiev Posad, located just 70 km from the center of Moscow. This small Old Russian city, without exaggeration, can be called "the capital of Orthodoxy."
Here we will visit the Trinity-Sergeev Lavra, the pearl of the Golden Ring, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We are lucky enough to see famous shrines: icons, temples and sketes. In Lavra we visit three main cathedrals: Troitsky, Uspensky and a temple in honor of St. Sergey with the Refectory Chamber. We will see the Chernigov-Gethsemane monastery - a unique temple ensemble of the "Russian style" of the frontier the XIX-XX centuries, where we will learn about the features of monastic life. We will see the underground temples of Michael Archangel, Anthony and Feodorsia Pechorskih, cave cells with the Iversk chapel and a holy underground source with healing water.
Also we are going for a walk along the old picturesque village Radonezh, where spent his youth and realized destiny the most beloved and revered Russian saint and the founder of the Trinity-Sergiy Lavra, Sergei Radonezhsky. The village of Radonezh, located on the bank of the Pazhi River, is one of the oldest settlements, founded by the slavs around the 11th century. Here we will see the Church of the Transfiguration and the monument to Sergey Radonezskiy.
Besides, during the tour we will visit the city of Khotkovo, where we will see Pokrovsky Khotko Convent. The life of the monastery since ancient times is associated with the names of the Reverend Kyril and Mary, the parents of Sergiy Radonezskiy. Their holy relics since 1337 rest in the Intercession Cathedral of the monastery.
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! Russian-speaking guide
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions.
-Our professional guides will help you to discover local culture & feel the atmosphere of Sergiev Posad.
-Our optimal travel route allows you to see the main city sights.
City bus tour is an excellent choice to discover the city! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes.
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Duration: 1 day
Place of departure:
Place of departure: metro "Turgenevskaya", prospect Akademika Sakharova 35. You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee.