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Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, Sergiyev Posad, Russia
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

The whole area is stunning, and here people can get holy water to bring home. The surrounding colors are magnificent and recently renovated.

Thank clairmontjeff
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Place where people collect holy water , you can bring your own bottle or buy one from a shop in the premises

Thank Rajikadesilva
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This building has nice colour. With the colourful building nearby, it looks so beautiful! It is worth to come from moscow by train.

Thank cpcog
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The small pink-colored chapel next to the Cathedral of the Assumption is claimed to be the place where the pilgrims get holy water in the past. Many people still queue up to see water running out from the Cross.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Located right next to the Cathedral of the Assumption is this cute little chapel which should not be missed as it is where one can find the holy water which comes out from the cross. A must see.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Easy to miss but lovely small building atop a source of water. This is where pilgrims would get their holy water.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed August 31, 2016

I was able to walk around the chapel many times but actually approaching it was mission impossible. Although there is another well where most people line up to get the water, there are still many péople who crowd around the chapel to see the original...More

Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Outsite the chappel you hace a well, but the real one is inside the chappel. The water comes out of a cross.

Thank martine_vangeel
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Located next to the Cathedral of the Assumption, this is a little architectural gem. It is quite colorful and the craftsmanship is superb.

Thank Grady M
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Built over a spring that shot up during the repair of porch of Assumption Cathedral. It was told that a blind monk was the first healed by the water and his eyesight returned.Many other pilgrims also received the miracle water and the healings from it,...More

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