Portion of inspiration: literary estates and the pearl of Sergiev Posad – Road.Travel

Portion of inspiration: literary estates and the pearl of Sergiev Posad

Road Trip Route. Muranovo, Abramtsevo, Trinity Sergius Lavra, Radonezh holy spring.

One-day route to the north-east of Moscow. It is perfect for those who are in love with Russian architecture and want to get a portion of inspiration in old manor houses. You will visit Abramtsevo and Muranovo, stroll through the manor parks, see the beautiful temples of the Trinity Sergius Lavra and feel the unity with nature at the picturesque spring.

History and Culture. From: Moscow

Elena Sadchikova. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Old churches and manor houses

Muranovo Estate, Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Abramtsevo, and a walk at a spring on the banks of the Pazha River.


Музей-усадьба «Мураново»

The first stop for today is Muranovo. It is a park and a manor that belonged to noble families, including the Boratynskys and the Tyutchevs. The grounds include a large manor house, an outbuilding and a church. The museum and park can be visited Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00. The last Friday of the month is a sanitary day. Visiting the main manor house is possible only when accompanied by a guide, telephone number for making an appointment: +7 (985) 317-38-98.

The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra (Троице-Сергиева лавра)

The Laura of the Holy Trinity and St. Sergius is rightfully considered a true pearl of the Moscow region. You can visit the monastery any day of the week. Entrance to the territory is free, as well as to the temples. To order a tour please call: +7 (496) 540-57-21, +7 (910) 471-01-70, +7 (496) 541-56-78. If you'd like to buy interesting souvenirs to remember the trip, visit the monastery shop. Here you can buy items from the stained-glass and ceramic workshops.


An atmospheric grill bar. The interior has many unusual details, including antique ones. Interesting service - some dishes and drinks are served in flasks and other unusual "dishes". Our specialty is nanochebureks. Why nano? Worth a try to find out!

Музей-заповедник «Абрамцево»

The museum in Abramtsevo is open from Wednesday to Sunday. The last Thursday of the month is the sanitary day. You can visit the museum park any day of the week. Due to the epidemiological situation the number of visitors is limited. Visiting the manor house is conducted in sessions, so the ticket must be purchased [in advance](http://www.abramtsevo.net/kontakti/bileti.html). The entrance ticket to the park can be purchased [online](http://www.abramtsevo.net/kontakti/bileti.html) or at the ticket office.

Radonezh saint spring.

The spring is located in a very picturesque place, with the Pazha river flowing next to it and a deciduous forest opposite. Comfortable wooden walking paths and stairs, a font and a water mill.