Cultural life in Jaroslavl – Day 1: Welcome to Sergiev Posad.

Today you will get acquainted with the city of Moscow region, which is included in the route of the Golden Ring of Russia. Every year thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world come here. The city received its name from St. Sergius of Radonezh, the founder of the largest monastery in Russia - the Trinity Sergius Lavra.
Cultural life in Jaroslavl

Trip duration: 6 days

Darina Frantz

Volkswagen Polo Sedan

Сергиево-Посадский государственный историко-художественный музей-заповедник

Art Museums

The Sergiev Posad State Historical and Art Museum-Reserve is considered the guardian of one of the largest collections of Russian art. This very museum was called the "Hermitage of Russian Culture". The Gallery was founded in 1920 on the basis of the artistic treasures of the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra. Weekend: Monday, Tuesday. Sanitary day: last Wednesday of each month

Музейный комплекс «Конный двор»

History Museums

One of the oldest buildings in Sergiev Posad. Located in one of the most picturesque parts of the city, on the shore of the White Pond, it has long been classified as one of the most important architectural monuments, which was laid back in 1790. Contemporaries compared it with a "monastery" near the walls of the great Lavra. Weekend: Monday, Tuesday. Sanitary day: last Wednesday of each month


Caucasian Restaurants

Have a good meal before you take a long walk. In the restaurant menu you will find many hearty dishes of Georgian cuisine. Visitors praise khachapuri and khinkali very much, perhaps you will also like it.

ApartHotel Pereslavskaya Sloboda

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


The Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra is a monastery founded in the XIV century by St. Sergius of Radonezh. Here you can order a sightseeing tour with visits to the three main cathedrals. Experienced guides will acquaint you with the shrines, architecture and sights of the monastery. Children will surely enjoy the educational programs "Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra through the eyes of a child" and "The army of Russia and the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra".

Смотровая площадка

Scenic Lookouts

Stop by the scenic observation deck and enjoy the views. Take a photo as a memento and go on your way.

Трактир «Попов Луг»

Eastern European Restaurants

This is a real Slavic tavern with a beautiful and cozy atmosphere. Here you will be offered delicious homemade dishes made of farm products.