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Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent)

ul. Gefsimanskie prudy, d. 1, Sergiyev Posad 141307, Russia
+7 496 549-25-28
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Golden

Golden top is elegant even i like blue or colourful ones even more. However, seeing this by real... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
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Enchanting Place

Visited this place which has underground Churches carved out from caves/walls by monks in the past... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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ul. Gefsimanskie prudy, d. 1, Sergiyev Posad 141307, Russia
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Golden top is elegant even i like blue or colourful ones even more. However, seeing this by real eyes would still be attractive. You are suggested to look around and go inside too

Thank cpcog
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place which has underground Churches carved out from caves/walls by monks in the past and where there's natural spring water. Across from the monastery is a pond and the place is full of ducks and absolutely beautiful.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed August 23, 2016

They say monks used to come here to pray in peace, the place is very special and quite different from the crowded Posad, we spent about an hour there on our way back to relax after Serghiev Posad intensive cultural visit. Visitors are also offered...More

Thank Koshara
Reviewed December 28, 2014

The paintings and icons are very impressive. We were enthusiastic with the explanation about Saint Sergio's life by a nun. Many people were in line, in a souvenir store, buying a kind of oil for candles that we thought it was holy water! The signals...More

1  Thank Tangryane
Reviewed October 11, 2012

This should be called a monastery as there were no nuns present. In fact the deacon who showed us around was firm in saying this was a monastery. The whole monastery has had multiple uses over the years and has only recently been restored to...More

4  Thank John H
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