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There is a giant, high fortification-wall around all of the monastery of Sergiyev Posad. The expression "Posad" means OUTside of the Kremlin-walls, so this monastery was obviously never protected by the medieval Kremlin-walls of this town and had therefore to construct an extra-strong wall for themselves.
Sergiyev Posad is a very popular day-excursion from Moscow for tourists and locals likewise and a lot of restaurations were going on still in summer 2009.

Directions: This wall is where the groups gather before they enter the monastery through the main gate.

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  • Updated Apr 1, 2010
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