06 October 2017

#1412 Russia

The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius (RussianТро́ице-Се́ргиева Ла́вра) is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery is situated in the town of Sergiyev Posad, about 70 km to the north-east from Moscow by the road leading to Yaroslavl, and currently is home to over 300 monks.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1993

Thank you, Karina !

Sent on: September 19, 2017
Received on: September 28, 2017

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