"The Kremlin Cathedrals" Kremlin Tip by Sharrie
Kremlin, Moscow: 230 reviews and 425 photos
Essentially, there are 3 main cathedrals in the Kremlin.
1) Cathedral of the Assumption/Dormition.
2) Catheral of Archangel.
3) Cathedral of the Annunciation.
CATHEDRAL OF THE ASSUMPTION (1475-79) (also known as CATHEDRAL OF THE DORMITION) was the most important of the churches. Crowning, burials of the princes & patriarchs were all performed here.
After an earthquake, Ivan the Great had an Italian architect redesigned the cathedral in Renaissance style.
Architect: Aristotele Fioravantito.
Here I'm at the South Portal which was the entrance for royal processions. The door was from Suzdal & was brought to Moscow in 1401. The reverse side of this door is engraved with scenes from the Bible. The frescoes was painted in the 17th century.
Address: Moscow, Russia, 103073
Phone: +7 965 150-00-71
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