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St Basil's Cathedral

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The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed , commonly known as Saint Basils Cathedral, is a church in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building, now a museum, is officially known as the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat or Pokrovsky Cathedral . It was built from 1555–1561 on orders from Ivan the Terrible and commemorates the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan. It was the citys tallest building until the completion of the Ivan the Great Bell Tower in 1600.



Entry Ticket:
$ 250 for adult
$ 50 for student

Opens on:
Monday to Friday

Other Information:
Also Known as Pokrovsky Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral
Krasnaya ploshad, Moscow, Russia, 109012
Telephone: +7 495 698-33-04

Closest Local Transport:
Metro:Moscow metro or ????????-???
Bus: Trolley Buses

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