St. Basil's Cathedral Russia

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.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248425
Names
Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed
Intercession Cathedral
Pokrovsky Sobor Russian
Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo Russian
St. Basil's Cathedral
Coordinates
55.7525259° N, 37.6208981° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.