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- 1-Day Tour to Sergiev Posad and Sergiev Trinity Lavra, 9 hours
1-Day Tour to Sergiev Posad and Sergiev Trinity Lavra, 9 hours
The town was named after Saint Sergey Radonezhsky with his brother Stephen in 1340 founded a small wooden temple deep in the midst of Russian forest. There, they built the church in the name of the Life-Giving Trinity. The story of the hermit Father Sergius was spread all over Russian cities. A flood of believers started to come and settle nearby ... That was the beginning of the Trinity Monastery. Nowadays the monastery carries the name of Trinity Lavra of St. Sergey and is considered to be «Russian Vatican». It’s a temporary residence of Russian patriarch.
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