Sergiev Posad (Сергиев Посад) is 52 km from Moscow to the north. The town grew around the renown monastery, the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, founded by Russian saint venerable Sergius of Radonezh in 1337. The Lavra is UNESCO World Heritage site. Thousands of people flock to St Sergius’ holy relics. Website: Contacts: +74965405721 or +79104710170.

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How to get to Sergiev Posad

Take suburban train from Yaroslavsky railway station in the direction of Aleksandrov or Sergiev Posad. They depart every 30 minutes. See map

How to get around Sergiev Posad

The Lavra is a walking distance from station. If you want to go to Khotkovo or Abramtsevo afterwards take bus 55.

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