"St. Basil's Cathedral" Red Square - Saint Basil Cathedral Tip by HORSCHECK

  Domes of the St. Basil's Cathedral
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      St. Basil's Cathedral seen from the Red Square
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St. Basil's Cathedral is probably the most famous and beautiful church of Moscow.

It consist of eight onion domed chapels representing the 8 assaults on Kazan.

The Cathedral was built between 1555 and 1561 by order of Ivan the Terrible.

The Statue to Minin and Pozharsky which now stands in the garden of the Cathedral was first erected on Red Square in 1818, but was moved to its current position by the Soviets in 1936.

Address:
St. Basil's Cathedral, 4 Krasnaya Ploshad, Moscow

Directions:
St. Basil's Cathedral is located at the southern end of Red Square. The nearest metro stop is Kitai Gorod.

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  • Updated Nov 5, 2011
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