Assumption Cathedral, Moscow

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Address: Borovitskaya ulitsa, Cathedral Square | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

Phone: 7-4956970349

Ticket Price: 150 RUB

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Assumption Cathedral, Moscow

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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Assumption Cathedral, Moscow Reviews

  • Gaurav singh CSC

  • When you are in Moscow, you need to visit this amazing place

  • Archaeological investigations in 1968 indicated that the site of the present Cathedral was a medieval burial ground, supporting hypothesis that a wooden church existed on the site in the 12th century. This was replaced by a limestone structure built around 1326, which is mentioned in historical records. The Cathedral of the Dormition , 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.

  • Was not too impressed with the inside. And before my visit, only looking at this building on photos, you may just say "eh". But when you are on that square, this building has a clear and strong message. You will hear that.

  • We say rosaries for peace. Remember oh most gracious Virgin Mary that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection or sought thy intercession was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother; before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen

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