Sergiev Posad: History At Every Turn - Unusual Excursions In Moscow

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Sergiev Posad: History At Every Turn - Unusual Excursions In Moscow
Sergiev Posad: History At Every Turn - Unusual Excursions In Moscow

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If you ask a traveler what he knows about Sergiev Posad, he will say only two words: Lavra and Florensky. But this is not all that our ancient city is famous for. You will climb Blinnaya Gora, enjoy the landscapes of the Kelarsky and Banny ponds, go to the nearby sketes and make sure that Sergiev Posad is not only the Lavra! Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 1 review RUB 4550 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Sergiev Posad - history and legends You will learn how the city appeared, which will later be called the "center of Orthodoxy", what is its significance now and what path awaits in the future. Climb Blinnaya Gora and from the observation deck enjoy a magnificent view of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra. I will tell you why Ivan Vasilyevich built a fortress from the monastery and what role it played at the beginning of the 17th century. Next, you will go down to the Kelarsky and Banny ponds and see the very first urban settlement

Chernigov and Bethany sketes Since the end of the 13th century, Sergiev Posad has been called "Russian Jerusalem", since Bethany and Gethsemane, holy places near the Old City, are formed around it. We will go there in the second part of the excursion. The Chernigov Gethsemane skete will surprise you with its pronounced pseudo-Russian style, caves and a cave temple. And the Bethany skete is a temple with an altar in the form of Mount Tabor, where, according to the Gospel, the Transfiguration of the Lord took place.

Organizational details

  • We meet in Sergiev Posad. You travel from Moscow and back on your own.
  • The excursion program does not include a visit to the Lavra
  • The price does not include an entrance ticket to the caves in the Chernigov Gethsemane skete - 800 rubles for 1-4 people
  • We will reach the sketes in my car. Transport costs are included in the price.

Venue

The beginning of the excursion in Sergiev Posad. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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