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Sergiev Posad is located in 70 km to northeast from Moscow. The city has grown around Trinity monastery founded, roughly in 1337, the most well-known Russian sacred Sergiy Radonezhsky. In 1774 to a monastery the honourable title laurels is given. To a Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Laura is one of the centers of Russian Orthodoxy, a place where many believers make pilgrimage.

Per 1993 ensemble to the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Laura have been included in the List of the World heritage of UNESCO.

From a picture album “Sergiev Posad”.

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