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Tour to Sergiev Posad

Date: September 21, 2018
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Price per person: 16 600 RUR
Language: English
The deadline for booking of the tour: July 20, 2018
The deadline for payment of the tour: July 20, 2018

Sergiev Posad is a picturesque town 75km to the northeast of Moscow. The town is famous for the 14th century Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius , one of the most important centers of the Orthodox religion and a major destination of pilgrims. Sergiev Posad is the only town of the Golden Ring located near Moscow.

The Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius was founded in the early 14th century by one of the most venerated saints of Russia St. Sergius. For centuries, Russian czars and common people set out on pilgrimage to the monastery. It remains one of the most sacred places in Russia today.

Today the Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius is home to over 300 monks. The monastery houses a theological college, spiritual academy and an icon painting school.

The monastery is included in the UNECCO list of World heritage. Its complex of medieval buildings might appear a rival to Moscow Kremlin. Standing in the cathedral square you can trace the history of Russian architecture from the early 15th up to the 19th century. The Trinity cathedral, built in the early 15th century is one of the oldest churches in Moscow Region. This cathedral boasts some works by Andrei Rublev, Russia’s most famous icon master.

During the tour you’ll see other fascinating buildings of the monastery. The Assumption Cathedral commissioned by Ivan the Terrible rises in the center of the complex. Its blue domes with golden stars are seen from afar. The elegant baroque bell tower was built in the 18th century. Today it houses the biggest working bell in Russia. The Chapel Over the Well standing nearby was built over a spring discovered in 1644. Pilgrims come here with empty bottles to fill with holy water.

Sergiev Posad is the birthplace of matryoshka, known in the west as the Russian doll. Under the guidance of experienced artists, you will have the opportunity to paint the legendary Russian doll.

Tour includes lunch.


Tour can be cancelled without penalties no later than July 20, 2018. Cancellations must be made in writing to

After July 20, 2018 no refunds will be made for the tour once it has been booked and paid in full.

Refunds will be reimbursed by the Organiser within 60 days after the closing of the event. In case payment was made by a bank transfer, bank fees will not be refunded.

No refunds will be granted for no-shows and late comers.

Booking and payment instructions: 

  1. Enter to your Personal Account
  2. Click on the section «Additional services»
  3. Select a service
  4. Select a category of service
  5. Click the button “add to basket”
  6. Click om the «Payment» section in the menu of your Personal Account
  7. Follow the instructions on the “Payment” page


  • Confirmation is subject to availability and will not be confirmed until full payment is received.
  • Should the tour selected did not achieve the minimum of 10 participants, tour can be cancelled.