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Sergiyev Posad

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches · Specialty Museums
Sergiyev Posad is a city and the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Population:HistorySergiyev Posad grew in the 15th century around one of the greatest of Russian monasteries, the Trinity Lavra established by St. Sergius of Radonezh, still one of the largest monasteries in Russia. Town status was granted to Sergiyev Posad in 1742. The town's name, alluding to St. Sergius, has strong religious connotations. Soviet authorities changed it first to just Sergiyev in 1919, and then to Zagorsk in 1930, in memory of the revolutionary.The original name was restored in 1991.Administrative and municipal statusWithin the framework of administrative divisions, Sergiyev Posad serves as the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District. As an administrative division, it is, together with twenty-six rural localities, incorporated within Sergiyevo-Posadsky District as the City of Sergiyev Posad. As a municipal division, the City of Sergiyev Posad is incorporated within Sergiyevo-Posadsky Municipal District as Sergiyev Posad Urban Settlement.
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The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra ©
World heritage site
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent) ©
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Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent)
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Cathedral of the Assumption
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Cathedral of the Assumption
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Trinity Cathedral ©
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Trinity Cathedral
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Sergiyev Posad

National Park Lake Pleshheyevo ©
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National Park Lake Pleshheyevo Pereslavl-Zalessky
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Duration: 8 hours
Museum of Flat Irons
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Museum of Flat Irons Pereslavl-Zalessky
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Siniy Kamen' Pereslavl-Zalessky
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Alexandrovskaya Sloboda
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Alexandrovskaya Sloboda Aleksandrov
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Sergiyev Posad

Refectory Church of St Sergius
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Refectory Church of St Sergius
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Vvedenskiy and Pyatnitskiy Churches ©
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Vvedenskiy and Pyatnitskiy Churches
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Toy Museum ©
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Toy Museum
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Sergiyevskaya Kukhmisterskaya ©
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Sergiyevskaya Kukhmisterskaya
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Sergiyev Posad

Peasant Life Museum Zhili-Byli
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Peasant Life Museum Zhili-Byli
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Duration: 30 minutes
The Museum Complex “Konny Dvor” ©
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The Museum Complex “Konny Dvor”
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Exhibition Hall the Bells of Russia
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Exhibition Hall the Bells of Russia
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Sergiyev Posad

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Dukhovskaya church ©
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Dukhovskaya church
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Church of St. John Chrysostom Nativity
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Church of St. John Chrysostom Nativity
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Duration: 30 minutes
Chapel-at-the-Well
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Chapel-at-the-Well
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kolokolnya ©
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Kolokolnya
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Sergiyev Posad

Waterfall Gremiachy ©
Waterfall
Waterfall Gremiachy
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Kelarskiy Prud ©
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Kelarskiy Prud
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Duration: 1h 30 min

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