Sergiyev Posad, Russia

Sergiyev Posad is home to the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra monastery – spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church and an artistic treasurehouse. This magical enclave of onion domes and churches was founded by St Sergius, Russia’s patron saint, in the 14th century. Among its cathedrals is one added by Ivan the Terrible, and another decorated by icon painter Andrei Rublev.

Tourism Sergiyev Posad, Russia
Tourism Sergiyev Posad, Russia

Sergiyev Posad is a city and the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Population: 111,179 (2010 Census); …

City status since: 1782

Founded: 1347

Administrative district: Sergiyevo-Posadsky Di…

Federal subject: Moscow Oblast Wikipedia

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