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Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, Sergiyev Posad, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

same walls and ceilings covered with paintings. giant chandelier in the centre. Golden iconostasis at one end facing the main doorway

Thank DLkkkhee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral of the Assumption is the most important building located in the Trinity Monastery complex of St. Sergei, located in the Sergeiv Posad, a town in the Golden Ring surrounding Moscow. It is a very nice building with typical architecture of Ortodox Christian religion. It...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

This church is dedicated to holy mother , as her soul is released from her body by the blessing of Christ.

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

One of many churches within Sergiyev Posad, the blue and gold domes are a trademark of many Orthodox churches. The inside is as stunning as the outside, and a true sign of their faith.

Thank clairmontjeff
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Beautiful and well worth the visit if you are visiting St.Sergius , it is modeled after the church of assumption in the Kremlin.

Thank Rajikadesilva
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Part of the Sergiyev posad , its a church which associated with a story of the release of the soul from mother Mary body with the blessing of Christ

Thank narendrasinghrao
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

The blue top is very attractive. You cant help to keep looking at it again and again. The inside is also pretty and holy. No wonder there are so many tourists going. It is full in the whole morning. Taking about 1.5 direct train from...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

The highlight of our visit to Sergiyev Posad was to see the Cathedral of the Assumption. The beautiful domes and the internal parts of the Cathedral should not be missed during the trip despite that there were already crowds inside the Monastery Compound during our...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

One of the cathedral/churches at the Troitse Sergiyeva. It was very crowded so I would recommend trying to get there early before the tour buses arrive. If you are part of a group like I was I would recommend hanging back and wandering around the...More

Thank Dickson0202
Reviewed March 25, 2017

You’ll be overwhelmed by The Beauty. Choose a quiet time for your visit - very early morning or late afternoon. Sit on a bench to reflect and restore inner peace. Then come again in the evening and gaze at magnificent ancient domes in the dazzling...More

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