Russia, Moscow A View of The Incredible St.Basil's Cathedral From the Rear.
» Russia, Moscow A View of The Incredible St.Basil's Cathedral From the Rear.
The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed commonly known as Saint Basil's Cathedral,
Kremlin, is a former church in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building, now
a museum, is officially known as the Cathedral of the Intercession of the
Blessed Virgin on the Moat or Pokrovsky Cathedral. It was built from
1555–61 on orders from Ivan the Terrible and commemorates the capture of Kazan
and Astrakhan. It has been the hub of the city's growth since the 14th
century and was the city's tallest building until the completion of the
Ivan the Great Bell Tower in 1600.