Holy Trinity Cathedral from under Canopy

Holy Trinity Cathedral from under Canopy
«Holy Trinity Cathedral from under Canopy»

This is the view of beautiful ancient church with a golden cupola on the grounds of Holy Trinity – St. Sergius Lavra (top rank monastery) from the colorful tent-like canopy. The Cathedral in the name of the Holy Life-giving Trinity was built on the grounds of the monastery in Sergiev Posad by Serbian monks in 1422-1423, right after venerated Sergius had been officially canonized by Russian Orthodox church as a patron saint of the Russian state.

The attractive canopy over the cross-shaped fountain, which receives water from the spring, was built in 1872, almost on the middle of the main square of St. Sergius Lavra, not so far from the Chapel-over-the Well.

Photo #210 taken on June 04, 2012 during one-day countryside tour to Sergiyev Posad with my dear client from USA, Brandon Pelsmaeker.

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