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St. Basil's Cathedral

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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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Red Square, Moscow 109012, Russia
Boulevard Ring
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If you only see one Cathedral thing in Moscow you have got to see St Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, It's amazing, you do need to be pretty mobile some of the stairs are steep, but the building is heated and there is a lovely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Renee C
Reviewed yesterday

St. Basil's Cathedral is the cream of the cream in Russia - #1 highlight for all world biggest country. Why? Because it's soul, solid and secret of most beautiful country on Earth. If you don't have St. Basil's Cathedral's photo - you never been in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OlegMikheev
Reviewed yesterday

See it by day but do yourself a favor and go see it at night! It's an iconic place and worth the see. I would say visiting is mandatory, if you do enjoy seeing art and church's sure go in otherwise spare some rubs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank viviana4ver
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are many cathedrals and churches in Russia this one is one of the nicer ones that you must see

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SpartacusX
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a masterpiece! We thought it was a huge cathedral, but in fact it quite small. Having said this, I think it adds to the charm, the flowers painted on every wall, the colours, the coziness (even though it’s freezing inside) the combination.... simply...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nairiyan
Reviewed 4 days ago

So colourful .. Great architecture .. What atmosphere.. Loved the total experience . The day time to evening and then night...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandeep S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had for a long time wanted to see st Basil’s and red square. I was not disappo8nted. The kremlin st bails and red square are absolutely stunning. Was here in March and so not many tourists and thoroughly enjoyed being here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DF61
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been in Moscow with my wife and of course, we went to the Red Square to see the St. Basilio's Cathedral. Just amazing, the colours, structure, surround, everything! Really nice, its a must!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank leandro b
Reviewed 6 days ago

Didnt get in. But after spening a lot of time in its "nearbys" such as the GUM, the State Museum and the Museum 1812, the "onion-shaped" cathedral maybe the iconic background one needs to record his trip to Moscow!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sunsun69s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must add for,your bucket list. Words fail me to describe the beauty and wonder of this site. From the outside it is marvelous.mon the inside mysterious. Hire a knowledge guide to take you through it, well,worth the price.

Date of experience: March 2019
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htalathi
13 June 2018|
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Response from marinavolkovaserova | Reviewed this property |
It is open the 3rd of July, but closed the 4th of July. You may easily listen to an explanation during your city tour and them buy tickets in the ticket office near the entrance to have a tour inside. There no much... More
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11 June 2018|
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I think you have to book in advance with the world cup happening think there will be lots of ques
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vlmontero
9 June 2018|
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Response from hectorm224 | Reviewed this property |
No renovations being done at this time, to my knowledge! Have a great time and ENJOY!
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