Sergiev Posad. Walking from Railway Station

Sergiev Posad, Central Federal District, Russia
Est. 4.2km / 1 hr 30 mins / Map

Sergiev Posad. Walking from Railway Station - Cya On The Road

Sergiev Posad is a remarkable location in Moscow County Region. It's not enough to describe it as an 'ancient town, located 73 kilometres from Moscow”. Sergiev Posad is the spiritual capital of the Russian world.  It is here, at the peak of Makovets Hill, that Christian faith in the Russian state has taken form, flourished, overcome civil wars that threatened to tear down the nation itself – and where foreign invaders were defeated and overturned. The monastery at Sergiev Posad gave birth to a network of other monasteries across the Russian lands, and led the way through the example of its spiritual achievements.The Trinity-St Sergius Monastery has the title of lavra, or 'most-holy monastery' – a place of pilgrimage for many centuries. So holy was this monastery, that even Tsars who came as pilgrims would walk the final miles on their hands and knees. Today, millions of pilgrims and tourist visitors come to the monastery – to witness for themselves this miraculous city. which has come down from Heaven to the blessed earth.

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