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The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergious is the most important Russian Monastery and the Spiritual Center of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery is situated in the town of Sergiyev Posad, about 70 kms to the North-east from Moscow by the road leading to Yaroslavi, and currently is home to over 300 monks.
ESSENTIALS: While the Trinity Lavra is a popular tourist attraction, it is nonetheless still a sacred place that should be treated with respect. Everyone visiting Orthodox Churches or Monasteries should wear proper attire.
FOR MEN: Wear long pants, no shorts and hats.
FOR WOMEN: Wear shirts and blouses with sleeves. Hair must be covered with a scarf. No short skirts.
This religious and military complex represents an epitome of the growth of Russian architecture and contains some of that architecture´s finest expressions. It exerted a profound influence on architecture in Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe.
The property is a serial one, including building outside the main monastic compound.
The Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra possesses all the components representing its outstanding universal value.
Come up with a Touristic Plan to visit this Monument and write it down.
- What other architectural attractions do you know about in Russia?
Welcome to this activity created by Team Leader in Charge Mr. Juan Guadalupe Vaca Pérez from Satelite Branch. Take note of all the pink words, read the text, watch the video and answer the question in the comment section below.