A virtual tour at St Basil's Cathedral Moscow, Russia

Updated: Sep 9, 2021


Moscow, Russia's capital, is a mix of stunning architecture and greenery. In Kremlin, at the Red Square is the colourful and eye-catching St Basil's Cathedral. It is beautiful and one of the most visited churches in Moscow. I'm sure you would like to know more about this magnificent cathedral. But before we dive in, you might to know some interesting facts about the St Basil's Cathedral.




 

Trivia Time!


Did you know that the name KREMLIN means "Fortress inside a city"?


The five stars on top of the Kremlin weigh one ton each and are made of ruby to enhance their shine.


The Kremlin is home to the world’s largest bell, the Tsar Bell, which has never rung as it was unfortunately broken during construction. It’s also home to the largest cannon.


 

The Kremlin, is a fortified complex in the center of Moscow founded by Russian ruling ancestry known as the 'Rurikids'. It includes four cathedrals, five palaces and the Kremlin wall surrounding it along with the Kremlin Towers.




"The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed" commonly known as Saint Basil's Cathedral, is a church in Kremlin at the Red Square of Moscow, and is one of the most famous cultural symbols of Russia. The original building was known as Trinity Church and later Trinity Cathedral. It contained eight chapels encircled around the ninth central chapel. A tenth chapel was built in 1588. In the 16th and 17th centuries, the church was recognised as the earthly symbol of the 'Heavenly City'


How to get there?


To get there, simply follow these steps and reach the cathedral in no time!

First you'll need to book a flight to Domodedovo Moscow Airpot from wherever in the world you want or you are. Once you've reached the destination, you can take a bus to Kremlin and enjoy the beauty of St Basil's Cathedral...


Now, I shall bid adieu to you. See you next time!


PS: Check out my other recent posts about Russia!


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