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Saint Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

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City photos Saint Basil's Cathedral
City photos Saint Basil's Cathedral
City photos Saint Basil's Cathedral
City photos Saint Basil's Cathedral
City photos Saint Basil's Cathedral
Saint Basil's Cathedral has other names: The Cathedral of Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat or the Pokrovsky Cathedral. It's Russian Orthodox Church located on Red Square. The Pokrovsky Cathedral was built in the 1555-1561 by order of tsar Ivan IV Grozny (the Terrible). Saint Basil's Cathedral is a true symbol of not only Moscow but of the whole Russia too. It's a magnificent building that consists of nine churches on a single base connected inside with a gallery. Each church has a different dome with beautiful ornaments. Until 1600 the Church was the most highest building in the city – 65 meters - until Ivan the Great Bell Tower was built. When you enter inside the Pokrovsky Cathedral it's not that easy to understand it's interior principles until you walk around few times. There are worships carried out sometimes since 1990, in other days the Cathedral is functioning as a part of Historical museum. The Pokrovsky Cathedral has a twin in Saint-Petersburg – the Church of the Savior on Blood.

Excursions with Saint Basil's Cathedral

Moscow City Tour is a good chance to get acquainted with the largest city in Russia. During the city tour you will see all the major sights including the Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Novodevichiy Convent, Poklonnaya and Vorobi

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During the tour of Moscow, the capital of Russia, you will see all the major sights including Red Square, Novy Arbat Street, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Poklonnaya Mountain with the extensive Victory Park that was laid down to commemorate WWI

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You are welcome to take a unique tour of the Moscow Kremlin open-air museum-reserve. During the guided tour you will have an opportunity to enjoy the historical monuments, such as the Great Kremlin Palace and the Arsenal building, see the trophy weap

Price from: 83


We offer you to make a tour of the most exciting sights of the Russian capital. In the course of the excursion you will learn many interesting facts about Russian history, get acquainted with the legendary places of Moscow and admire the treasures of

Price from: 157

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