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Moscow St. Basil Cathedral is celebration it’s 455 years anniversary today

12 July 2016
Moscow St. Basil Cathedral is celebration it’s 455 years anniversary today

Today famous St. Basil Cathedral (official name is The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Virgin by the Moat)  is celebrating  455 years anniversary   in Moscow.

St. Basil Cathedral is situated in the very heart of Moscow, on Red Square.  Although it's known to everyone as St. Basil's, this legendary building is». The popular alternative refers to Basil the Blessed, a Muscovite 'holy fool' who was buried on the site (in the Trinity Cathedral that once stood here) a few years before the present building was erected.  Cathedral is one of the symbols of the city was built in the period of 1555-1561 by the order of Tsar Ivan the Terrible in commemoration of the capture of Kazan.

The Cathedral is now a museum. During restoration work in the seventies a wooden spiral staircase was discovered within one of the walls. Visitors now take this route into the central church, with its extraordinary, soaring tented roof and a fine 16th Century iconostasis. You can also walk along the narrow, winding gallery, covered in beautiful patterned paintwork.

Opening hours: Daily from 11.00 to 17.00, opened daily, closed on first Wednesday of the month

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