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Explore one of the most important centers of the Russian Orthodox Church with this trip to Sergiyev Posad. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered the "Russian Vatican," this city is home to the Technological Institute, Pilgrimage Center, and blue-domed Assumption Cathedral.

Sergiyev Posad is 1 of 8 cities in northeast Russia's "golden ring" of towns that were instrumental in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church. The town is one of Russia's most picturesque and is often compared to an open-air museum due to the many Kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals, and churches that dominate its skyline.

One of the most prominent features is the stunning Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, Russia's most important monastery and a spiritual center. Explore its famous blue domes as well as the main dome, which was covered in gold by Ivan the Terrible to commemorate a wartime victory. Learn about the monastery and the town's incredible history from your knowledgeable local guide.

Explore one of the most important centers of the Russian Orthodox Church with this trip to Sergiyev Posad. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered the "Russian Vatican," this city is home to the Technological Institute, Pilgrimage Center, and blue-domed Assumption Cathedral.

Sergiyev Posad is 1 of 8 cities in northeast Russia's "golden ring" of towns that were instrumental in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church. The town is one of Russia's most picturesque and is often compared to an open-air museum due to the many Kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals, and churches that dominate its skyline.

One of the most prominent features is the stunning Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, Russia's most important monastery and a spiritual center. Explore its famous blue domes as well as the main dome, which was covered in gold by Ivan the Terrible to commemorate a wartime victory. Learn about the monastery and the town's incredible history from your knowledgeable local guide.

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Sergiyev Posad Day Trip

Activity/Location

Sergiyev Posad

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel National

    15/1 Mokhovaya Street Bld

    Moscow 125009

  • Moscow City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Moscow


Highlights

  • Trip to city often referred to as the “Russian Vatican”

  • Beautiful skyline of towers & blue onion domes

  • Fascinating history as part of the “golden circle” of cities

  • UNESCO-listed monastery Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius

  • Local guide to explain the town's incredible history


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Sergiyev Posad

  • Admission fees

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Moscow hotel


Know Before You Book

  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Sergiyev Posad, Russia