Holy Trinity Lavra Russia

Founded in 1345 by St. Sergius and containing his relics, this is the most important monastery in Russia and the spiritual center of Russian Orthodox Christianity.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248414
Names
Holy Trinity Lavra
Coordinates
56.3110359° N, 38.1279387° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of Holy Trinity Lavra, Sergiyev Posad, Russia. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Holy Trinity Lavra, Sergiyev Posad, Russia. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1345
Construction of Holy Trinity Lavra