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Moscow Oblast is a true center of Russian Christian Orthodox culture. It is home to major holy sites such as the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius and the New Jerusalem Monastery. Visit the ancient kremlins in Zaraysk, Dmitrov, Mozhaysk, and Volokolamsk to get close to history. In Kolomna you can try apple marshmallow and feel the atmosphere of the 19th century. The most famous arts and crafts, Gzhel ceramics, Pavlovoposadsky scarfs, and Fedoskino lacquer miniatures, originated in Moscow Oblast.More about the region