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On my second trip to Moscow in October 2009 I wanted to take at least one daytrip from the Russian capital. I perused several guide books and finally decided on Sergiyev Posad.
Sergiyev Posad, which was formerly named Zagorsk, is situated on the so called Golden Ring, just 70 km north east of Moscow. It can easily be reached by train (elektrichka) from Moscow's Yaroslavsky Station.
The city is dominated by the Trinity Monastery of St Sergius Lavra, which is one of the largest and most important monasteries in Russia.
"In the land of Moscow and all over the world there is no other monastery equal to this one."
--- Archdeacon Paul of Aleppa ---
- Pros:Magnificent monastery, golden domes, gorgeous churches.
- Cons:No proper postcards available.
- In a nutshell:Picturesque gem of Russia's Golden Ring.
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