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

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St. Basil's Cathedral
Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed
Intercession Cathedral
Pokrovsky Sobor
Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo
Street Address
Red Square
55.752550° N, 37.623067° E
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St. Basil's Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)
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March 29, 2015