St. Basil's Cathedral Moscow, Russia

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This famously colorful cathedral was built by Ivan the Terrible between 1534 and 1561 to commemorate a military victory. It consists of nine chapels built on a single foundation.

Facts & Stats on St. Basil's Cathedral

Go Historic ID
318176
Names
St. Basil's Cathedral
Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed
Intercession Cathedral
Pokrovsky Sobor
Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo
Categories
Street Address
Red Square
Coordinates
55.752550° N, 37.623067° E
Phone Number
095/298-3304

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St. Basil's Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015