Russia - Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad

"This is a fine example of a working Orthodox monastery, with military features that are typical of the 15th to the 18th century, the period during which it developed. The main church of the Lavra, the Cathedral of the Assumption (echoing the Kremlin Cathedral of the same name), contains the tomb of Boris Godunov. Among the treasures of the Lavra is the famous icon, The Trinity, by Andrei Rublev." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Awesome lightning view of Trinity Lavra of St Sergius in Sergiev Posad, Russia - a UNESCO World Heritage. Nice black penny themed stamp used. Thanks to Julia of Russia.





Postcard 2
The Assumption Cathedral is one of the many beautiful Russian Cathedrals of the Orthodox Russian Christianity which is located in Sergei Possad - a small town outside of Moscow. It is listed as UNESCO WHS. Thanks Lesley for sending me this beautiful card during your tour in Russia.







Postcard 3
Refectory with Church of St Sergius of Radonezh and Church of St Micah. Thanks to Nikolay of Russia.


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