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Orthodox capital of Russia - Sergiev Posad

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Sergiev Posad isn’t only known for being a home to medieval Russian architecture and a 14th-century Orthodox monastery, stunning views of its ramparts and churches; it’s also a spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church, and home to a incredible collection of artworks of famous medieval painter Andrey Rublev. On this full day tour visit the often-overlooked Trinity Lavra Monastery of St Sergius’, admire the Cathedral of the Assumption’s beautiful facade, and enjoy charming stories on Lavra’s colorful history. Guided walking tour ensures you see all the highlights See Toy Museum 'matryoshka' (Russian nesting dolls), Konny Dvor Museum, wooden houses and pictures squares, sip on some kvas (a Russian traditional beverage) accompanied with some tasty Russian bread.

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Stop At: The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra

Upon arrival to Sergiev Posad head into the Trinity Lavra to marvel its astonishing churches and buildings, including its stunning Trinity and Assumption Cathedrals. Take in the peaceful cloister, watch the monks at work, and admire the gold-domed 15th-century Trinity Cathedral, onion-domed 16th-century Assumption Cathedral, and 288-foot (88-meter) baroque bell tower as your guide unravels the monastery’s history.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Toy Museum

Visit the Konny Dvor Museum and Toy Museum, with its displays of ‘matryoshka’ nesting dolls Sip on some kvas paired with some tasty Russian bread.

Duration: 40 minutes