Pilgrims family sculptural composition – a man with a knapsack, a woman, and a child – made in the style of street sculptures – you can go to it to get close up, take a picture. Behind pilgrims rises symbolic image of Ivan the Great Bell in the Kremlin, in front of them – the bell tower of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra. The composition is crowned by the figure of an angel. The frame group includes Bell, and among them – real ones, you can come and ring. The main connecting link of the composition is the Gates that open to every man on the path to God and shaped domes of an Orthodox church, topped with a figure of the Archangel Michael. In the center of the composition – the family of the Moscow city dweller, beginning the pilgrimage route from Moscow.
The memorial composition dedicated to pilgrims timed to the 700th anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh. The sculpture is made of bronze at the Mytishchi Art Casting Plant. New Square dedicated to St. Sergius of Radonezh, opened at the intersection of Khibinsk directions with the Yaroslavl highway. Pilgrims family sculptural composition of bronze decorates the entrance to the square: pilgrims family, running from Moscow to the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.
“This is a special place: near Yaroslavl highway, in the old days – Trinity road, which for centuries had been the holy place for many – to the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra – said, opening the Square, head of the district. – The composition got the blessing of Russian Orthodox Church. It honors thousands of people of different ages and social classes. It is symbolic that this happens in the year of the 700th anniversary of the birth of St. Monk Sergei of Radonezh.
Pilgrims family sculptural composition