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The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius (in Russian lavra means grand monastery) is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual center 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. The monastery was founded in 1345 by one of the most venerated Russian saints, Sergius of Radonezh, who built a wooden church in honour of the Holy Trinity.

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Francine Verweij-Ban… on April 7, 2012

Lovely Kiosk and Wonderful plaza surrounded by lots of great designed architecture. LIKE

Greetings,Francine

Sensei or SunSay on April 20, 2012

Very nice photo
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Best wishes,
Yuri
from Ukraine

bluenose11 on May 1, 2012

Hi Dmitriy Valtonen, Nice pic. Hope all is well with you and the family.

Greetings from Toronto

Anna

varkos on May 7, 2012

Very good photo! Like!

Arolldo Costa Olivei… on May 12, 2012

Bela foto!!! Um abraço. Arolldo

Albrecht H. on June 12, 2012

Very beautiful place, nice picture!! LIKe 19

My best wishes - A.

Dušan Railfan on September 13, 2012

YSL!

S.Abt on January 2, 2013

Hi Dmitriy, very nice image, like 21. Regard from Switzerland, Stephan

Sassa Rancic on January 24, 2013

Свиђа ми се

lizab on May 23, 2013

Wonderful, very nicely photographed, i like!!

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Photo taken in The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Sergiev Posad, Moscow Oblast, Russia, 141300
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra

Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 29, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Дмитрий Валтонен
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5000
    • Taken on 2012/01/28 12:51:08
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 28.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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