Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy' Lavra, St. Petersburg

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Gain some insight into the history of the Orthodox Church in Russia at Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy' Lavra, situated on the Neva River in the heart of Saint Petersburg. Tsar Peter founded the monastery in 1710, in commemoration of Prince Alexander Nevsky's victory over Swedish forces on the Neva in 1240. Take photographs of the brightly colored and ornately decorated monastery buildings. Explore the opulent interiors of the remaining churches, and don't miss the Tikhvin cemetery, where many notable Russian composers and authors are buried, including Dostoyevsky, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky. Use our St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy' Lavra and other attractions in St. Petersburg.
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  • Glad there was hit. Entered the wrong gate and, as a result, long went on the territory. Went back and hit just. Was in January 2017. Quick to hearken "icons" and "Iver" helped greatly. Withdrew from the Lavra. Am going to go there again.
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  • You can reach the Metro, many graves of the men there. The bells of the monastery here was what one person is playing.
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  • It is necessary after a tour of the city to find a place like this, where the depiction allows meditation syncretism religious printing building allows you to comfort you and recover energy to continue with a visit to the city. Personally I like much know this place.
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