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St. Basil's Cathedral

Krasnaya Sq., 2, Moscow 109012, Russia
+7 495 698-33-04
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Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin
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Saint Basil's Cathedral Early Opening Private Tour
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Built by Ivan the Terrible in the 1550s, this intriguing cathedral bordering Red Square consists of nine separate chapels, each capped with its own individually shaped and colored dome.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Krasnaya Sq., 2, Moscow 109012, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
+7 495 698-33-04
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been here in july 2017 its really a place to have a photo stop specially its the icon of moscow . amazing place large size open space here

Thank Mukesh G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a chargeble to go inside.. But it's worth it for any history lover.. Things are so minute.. So beautiful.. Loved it..

Thank Mansi H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This one of the most iconic places of worship in the world it could be described s a "World Heritage site" it is instantly recognisable. You can't go to Moscow and miss this wonderful place. It is now a museum but don't let that stop...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

outside and inside, both beautiful! I don't know one person who did not take picture infant of the Cathedral during the visit of red Square

Thank Olga Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful church, the symbol of Moscow. Probably much beautiful when it's snowing. I would like to visit it again sometimes.

Thank Rossi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected to visit a cathedral witch colored windows and such. Instead, we found ourselves in a labyrinth with numerous little chapels, decorated with religious icons. A very interesting experience.

Thank Dudo2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow . Make sure you see this gorgeous building in both the light and the dark .we didn’t go inside , we took picture outside and you can walk all the way round . And in the background you can see the factories pumping out...More

Thank Goldlittlefishie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historical church, museum inside, very old and authentic. Must see. Walk around. Perfect for selfie)))

Thank sashax77
Reviewed 1 week ago

It looks like you are in Disney but it is for real. Loved the colors the architecture and the entire look of it. It is a must visit when you are in Moscow

1  Thank GabbyMich2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completed in !561 by Ivan The Terrible, this amazing cathedral is so different on the inside. Expecting to find a large church area inside, instead is is made up of 8 churches surrounding a central core. It's a maze of corridors and passages,( well sign...More

Thank bitey27
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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Kerstyn T
11 April 2017|
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Response from Hirakawa_Eki | Reviewed this property |
But mind you, in Russia, there are not many English explanation.
1 September 2016|
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Response from Ben_Bailly | Reviewed this property |
You can buy it directly at the entrance. As an idea, I was there in August and the waiting time was no more than 10 minutes.
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10 July 2016|
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Response from Anna-Mikhayloca | Property representative |
Hello! During summer the cathedral is opened from 10:00 to 19:00, you can buy tickets until 18:30. From September 1st the cathedral will be opened at 11:00 and closed at 18:00.
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