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St. Basil's Cathedral

Krasnaya Sq., 2, Moscow 109012, Russia
+7 495 698-33-04
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Built by Ivan the Terrible in the 1550s, this intriguing cathedral bordering Red Square consists of nine separate chapels, each capped with its own individually shaped and colored dome.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Krasnaya Sq., 2, Moscow 109012, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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This is one of the must-see's when visiting Moscow. I have been to Russia 5 times and every time I make it a point to visit this Cathedral.

Thank Craign01
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Reviewed 2 days ago

St. Basil’s is a wondrous backdrop for many a photo. St. Basil’s history, beauty and uniqueness domes add to the mystique and intrigue of Red Square.

Thank Jim U
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is one of the main landmarks of this city. Very beautiful and a must see and visit while in Moscow

Thank koranle
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Square is nice and big, everything is enormous. Next to it is a duty free shopping mall, with tons of shops. Moscow is so clean, I was shocked! Must see and visit!!!

Thank Zeljko K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this building has churches within church very nice the Russian churchs like their bling as with most place there is a admission fee

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived 20 minutes before the openning hours and had a chance to take photos around the cathedral. It was a picturesque sight from any angle from outside. There were 8 small chambers inside on the upper level. The story of St. Basil (or Vasili)...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saint Basil the Blessed, also called Pokrovsky Cathedral, Russian Svyatoy Vasily Blazhenny or Pokrovsky Sobor, churchconstructed on Red Square in Moscow between 1554 and 1560 by Tsar Ivan IV (the Terrible), as a votive offering for his military victories over the khanates of Kazan and Astrakhan. The church was dedicated to the protection and intercession of the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic from the outside, not so from the inside. Very small and nothing really interesting.

Thank Marcel F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

no to many to said, just have to visit.... we went in a spring time, not to cloud of people, not to cold, not to hot,

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Reviewed 4 days ago

St. Basil's is instantly recognizable from the exterior. The interior is equally enchanting. It doesn't take long to go through though every surface is stunning. It is a must see.

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retakacura
22 May 2018|
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Response from Kanokkan N | Reviewed this property |
I think you might not need to buy the tickets in advance. I've been there last month (it was on Saturday, 30 minutes after the gate opened) There were a LOT of people at the Red Square in front of the cathedral. Only few... More
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Prasanna P
7 March 2018|
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Response from jomuckle66 | Reviewed this property |
It’s small and your ticket gets you into all parts. Not sure what day it closes.
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John H
15 January 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
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