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
Dates
1534-61
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Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Red Square
Moscow, Russia
Contact
095/298-3304

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
St. Basil's Cathedral - Moscow, Russia