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St. Basil's Cathedral
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US$72,52*
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Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin
Ranked #1 of 2 610 things to do in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When one hears Russia , this is the first image that enters the mind. I’ve always wished to see this iconic architecture and now I’ve finally made it . Very impressed although I thought it would actually be a bit bigger . Not disappointed. It’s a must see for anyone that comes to Moscow.

Thank DB1076
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the pictures.. it is magnificent!! For thr view outside.
To pay to go inside... a complete disappointment.
After seeing all the other churches this one ot fails to impresse from inside.

Thank themummy16
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited st basil while I was in Moscow for the world cup. I had to stand in a line for an hour (I would recommend buying tickets before hand) and it was more than worth it. The architecture is amazing, and the wall/roof art inside is superb(see images)

1  Thank Sheldon L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful and fantastic cathedral, full of history, surrounded by the red square and the walls. Must visit if you're in town.

Thank Gonçalo D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tge building is full of colours and makes me feel very joyful. It's just not like any other places. Pleasant place!

Thank YIKUN C
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