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Cathedral of the Assumption (Uspensky Sobor)

Borovitskaya ulitsa, Cathedral Square | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 695-41-46
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Once used for coronations, this Cathedral Square church is notable for its five golden domes and numerous windows, and contains the wooden coronation throne built for Ivan the Terrible.
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Borovitskaya ulitsa, Cathedral Square | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
+7 495 695-41-46
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is another cathedral with the onion domes, this time inside the Kremlin. It's worth going inside for a look around, quite amazing frescos. I think your kremlin ticket allows you in.

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Located within the Cathedral Square inside the Kremlin, this historic Cathedral was the site of the coronation of the Tsars. A simple exterior belies the very colourful interior. A simple visitors guide on a printed page in English is available inside the Cathedral.

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I did a lot of walking in Moscow but lingered quite a while inside this cathedral. Every inch of the inside surfaces are fantastic to look at, with a lot of history. There are multi-language booklets available as you enter, which are worth reading if...More

Thank bob_the_moo
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Its gorgeous from inside. We couldn't take our eyes off the pillars, the walls and the ceiling. There are gorgeous murals.This cathedral is a must visit when visiting the Kremlin.

Thank Dimple19
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It is very impressive from the inside and outside . The Five golden-onion domes can be seen from afar. It was built more than 600 years ago. This is the place where the Tsars were crowned . The frescos inside are wonderful and amazing. Its...More

Thank kakati_a
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The highlight of our visit to Moscow was the time we spent behind the walls of the Kremlin....and one of the most impressive of the Cathedrals within, is the Dormition,( or Assumption) Cathedral with it's five Domes ...symbolic of Jesus and the four Evangelists. The...More

Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is one of the 3 main cathedrals in the Cathedral Square in Krelim. This is a very important church as it used to be the church well the Czars are being crowned. Definitely a must see when in Moscow.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Cathedral of the Assumption is a Russian Orthodox church located on the north side of Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin. It was once the most important church in Moscow. The first Russian Tsar, Ivan the Terrible, was anointed here in 1547 and from...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Impressive church inside the Kremlin walls. Used to crown Czars and other state functions. Historical religious frescos on the walls and popular to visit so can be crowded. Brochures in different languages inside to show and explain what is inside.

1  Thank Jotum
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The Assumption (Dormition) Cathedral has remained the main cathedral in Russia for four hundred years. It was there the czars and emperors were crowned and the most important services took place. The interior look and feel are impossible to describe - every inch of wall...More

Thank Elena W
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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