Assumption CathedralCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: Borovitskaya ulitsa, Cathedral Square | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 7-4956970349
- Ticket Price: 150 RUB
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Assumption Cathedral - Review
The Assumption Cathedral is an orthodox church located in the Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin. Visiting the cathedral will definitely provide you a glimpse of ancient art and architecture technology. It was the main church of the Moscow State. Thus, from religious perspective, it carries huge significances.
The Assumption Cathedral is one of the most famous tourists’ spots in Moscow, thus you can ask anyone to reach this place, which is a few minutes away, in a short and clam walking distance from the metro station. This is one of the must visit place in Moscow.
Assumption Cathedral Information
- Don’t forget to see the museums and galleries.
- There is a restaurant nearby.
- Parking facility available.
- There is a shopping center nearby.
How To reach Assumption Cathedral by Public Transport
- Plochshad Revilutic Metro Station
Restaurants Near Assumption Cathedral
- Kishmish – Salad
- Megu – Sushi
- Meat Restaurant – Steakhouse
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Things to Know Before Visiting Assumption Cathedral
93.81% of people who visit Moscow include Assumption Cathedral in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
74.86% of people start their Assumption Cathedral visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Assumption Cathedral
84.75% of people prefer walking in order to reach Assumption Cathedral
Assumption Cathedral Trips
Assumption Cathedral, Moscow Reviews
A beautiful cathedral. A must on the Kremlin tour
The Cathedral of the Assumption (Dormition Cathedral) is the crown jewel of the collection of churches at Cathedral Square in the Kremlin. This is a beautiful building that is considered the mother of all churches in Moscow. Originally constructed in the early 14th century, the church you see today was built near the end of the 15th century by Ivan the Great, who fancied a more imposing and decorative church to demonstrate the growing power of the nation. The church features five large golden domes topped with crosses and typical exterior architecture to what you will see of the other church buildings within the Kremlin. What you see within Dormition Cathedral is quite impressive. The large interior features columns, walls and high ceiling adorned with decorative frescos. There are historic chandeliers, paintings of icons, thrones and other interesting things to see. The interior is completely covered with seemingly not an inch of empty space, giving your eyes plenty to enjoy. Note: There are information sheets in multiple languages that you can use during your visit to the church. This is very useful for identifying the highlights and many interesting things to see in the Cathedral of the Assumption. Overall, we found the Cathedral of the Assumption to be the most interesting attraction of the Kremlin. Queues can be a bit long to enter and it can be crowded inside, but all for good reason. If your time is limited for the Kremlin, do prioritise your visit to include time here.
Gorgeous cathedral inside and out. 3 stars for grumpy staff and no pictures allowed inside.
beautifull historical place. good to see
The Cathedral of the Dormition (Russian: Успенский Собор, or Uspensky sobor), also known as the Assumption Cathedral or Cathedral of the Assumption is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos. It is located on the north side of Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin in Russia, where a narrow alley separates the north from the Patriarch's Palace with the Twelve Apostles Church. Southwest is Ivan the Great Bell Tower. Separately in the southwest, also separated by a narrow passage from the church, is the Palace of Facets. The Cathedral is regarded as the mother church of Muscovite Russia. In its present form it was constructed between 1475–79 at the behest of the Moscow Grand Duke Ivan III by the Italian architect Aristotele Fioravanti. From 1547 to 1896 it is where the Coronation of the Russian monarch was held. In addition, it is the burial place for most of the Moscow Metropolitans and Patriarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church.