Sergiev Posad is about 60k NE of Moscow. It is the religious center of modern Russia. The monastery was established in the middle of the 14th century. Walls and churches of 15-17 centuries. Sergiev Posad played an important role in Russian history. The tomb of the famous Boris Gudonov is here. It is sometimes called "The Russian Vatican". Here, in Trinity Cathedral, is kept the famous Andrew Rublev's icon - "The Trinity", which was created specially for this cathedral.
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