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Audio tourSergiev Posad. Walking from Railway Station

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  1. Audio tour Summary
  2. Audio tour Summary

    Sergiev Posad is a remarkable location in Moscow County Region. It's not enough to describe it as an 'ancient town, located 73 kilometres from Moscow”. Sergiev Posad is the spiritual capital of the Russian world.  It is here, at the peak of Makovets Hill, that Christian faith in the Russian state has taken form, flourished, overcome civil wars that threatened to tear down the nation itself – and where foreign invaders were defeated and overturned. The monastery at Sergiev Posad gave birth to a network of other monasteries across the Russian lands, and led the way through the example of its spiritual achievements.

    The Trinity-St Sergius Monastery has the title of lavra, or 'most-holy monastery' – a place of pilgrimage for many centuries. So holy was this monastery, that even Tsars who came as pilgrims would walk the final miles on their hands and knees. Today, millions of pilgrims and tourist visitors come to the monastery – to witness for themselves this miraculous city. which has come down from Heaven to the blessed earth.

  3. 1 Sergiev Posad railway station. The monument to Savva Mamontov
  4. 2 The Observation Platform on Blinnaya Hill
  5. 3 The Pyatnitskaya Chapel and River Konchura
  6. 4 The Pyatnitskaya Tower
  7. 5 The Holy Gates. The Gatehouse Church of the Nativity of St John the Baptist
  8. 6 The Refectory Chamber, and Church of St Sergey of Radonezh
  9. 7 The Church of the Holy Spirit
  10. 8 The Holy Trinity Church
  11. 9 Assumption Cathedral
  12. 10 The Bell Tower
  13. 11 The Tsar Chambers
  14. 12 The Equestrian Court – the Stables
  1. Audio tour Summary

    Sergiev Posad is a remarkable location in Moscow County Region. It's not enough to describe it as an 'ancient town, located 73 kilometres from Moscow”. Sergiev Posad is the spiritual capital of the Russian world.  It is here, at the peak of Makovets Hill, that Christian faith in the Russian state has taken form, flourished, overcome civil wars that threatened to tear down the nation itself – and where foreign invaders were defeated and overturned. The monastery at Sergiev Posad gave birth to a network of other monasteries across the Russian lands, and led the way through the example of its spiritual achievements.

    The Trinity-St Sergius Monastery has the title of lavra, or 'most-holy monastery' – a place of pilgrimage for many centuries. So holy was this monastery, that even Tsars who came as pilgrims would walk the final miles on their hands and knees. Today, millions of pilgrims and tourist visitors come to the monastery – to witness for themselves this miraculous city. which has come down from Heaven to the blessed earth.

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  • Семен Гоголин

    5 out of 5 rating 09-09-2019

    очень интересный тур