Visit and get to know the first town on the route of the famous Golden Ring of Russia, also popularly known "The Russian Vatican".
73 kilometers from Moscow stands the charming Sergiyev Posad, with its great Trinity and Saint Sergius monastery, a World Heritage Site since 1993. With our tour, you can visit the city and enter the monastic complex to see the impressive cathedral of the Assumption and Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. There you will discover why this town is said to be the "Russian Vatican".
You will thoroughly enjoy art, architecture and Christian-Orthodox iconoclasm with our qualified guide. The Church of the Holy Spirit and the bell tower of the Monastery are also on the itinerary. You will discover the secrets and stories behind the ancient walls of the temples. Likewise, you can visit the Serguiev Posad craft market and buy typical Russian sweets or souvenirs to take home.
We will end the day at the Blinnaya Gora viewpoint: a site from which you will get an unforgettable panoramic view of the city's monastery, where it is possible to take amazing photos of the landscape.