The Vestry , behind the Trinity Cathedral, displays the monastery’s extraordinarily rich treasury, bulging with 600 years of donations...
Solovetsky Transfiguration Monastery
This highly memorable monastery is the island’s heart and soul. It’s contained within a very impressive kremlin of massive...
Trinity Monastery of St Sergius
In 1340, St Sergei of Radonezh founded this monastery, which soon became the spiritual centre of Russian Orthodoxy. St Sergei was...
This is a charming, kitschy place decked out like a Russian dacha. There is also an affiliated hotel.
Lonely Planet review
Toys from throughout history and around the world. The museum houses a particularly good collection of nesting dolls, as Sergiev Posad was the centre of matryoshka (nesting doll) production before the revolution.