Sergiev Posad tour:
Holy Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra
We’re moving to an old town Sergiyev Posad known since 14th century.
The town appeared from the foundation of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra in 1350. Monastery got its name after its founder Sergei Radonezhsky and now it is known as one of the main centers of Russian orthodoxy. Every year millions of pilgrims come here to the relics of Sergei Radonezhsky.
We offer you to visit that fascinating monastery that saved Russia for many times during invasions.You could fill your bottle with holy water to cure diseases, listen to magnifying church singing, see relics of Sergei Radonezhsky and observe frescoes of Andrei Rublev (his famous work the icon of the Trinity).
We offer a tour without boring explanations and dull facts.
Length: 7 hours
— entry tickets and a guiding tour in the monastery around 2,000 RUR (35 USD),
— transportation by train 10 USD/person, or by car ~200 USD.
We estimate total expences of around 300 USD per a little group depending on the number of people and way of transportation.
Provincial life of the Russian Empire: Kimry, town of shoemakers and unique wooden Art Nouveau architecture
It was first mentioned in 1546 as a village belonging to Ivan the Terrible. In 1847, the inhabitants bought themselves out, and Kimra quickly developed into a busy shoemaking and trading village on the left bank of the Volga (a boot appears on the town’s coat of arms).
Now Kimry town contains a lost spirit of pre-revolutionary provoncial town and has number of unique pre-revolutionary wooden Art Nouveau houses.
We’ll study how Russian towns developed, what industry they had, provincial architecture, everyday life, today’s changes of old towns.
Transportation: by train
Itinerary: meeting at the hotel, moving to the train station. It takes 2 hrs to get to the town. Walking around the town. And move back to Moscow by train. Length: 12 hrs
Price in total includes guiding services, train tickets, taxi to get around the town, museum tickets: 20,000 RUR/ 350 USD.
If you need a customized tour, please write us about your interests. As experts we’ve already done: Leo Trotskiy, Moscow of the Future, Hygiene of Old Moscow, Monino Aviation Museum, Moscow Architecture, Mosque, Vodka tour, Tea & Coffee tour, etc.
To book this tour, please, contact us:
Olga +7 903 713 05 83 Skype: olgamalashkina