St Basils Cathedral, Moscow

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: 2 Krasnaya Ploshchad,, Moscow, Russia
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 7-952983304
  • Ticket Price: 3 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
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About St Basils Cathedral, Moscow

This is one of the popular and very well known tourist destinations of Moscow. Originally a Cathedral, famous for exclusive interior design and unique architecture – the museum is worthy enough to visit for the visitors. The interior is a maze of galleries winding from chapel to chapel and level to level via narrow stairways and low arches. The walls are painted in floral and geometric patterns. If you are in Moscow, considering not visiting this place would definitely a big miss! Though, if you believe in your deity and being a proud Christian, it can be a good experience for you.

St Basils Cathedral Information

  • People of all age groups can enjoy.
  • If you visit at peak times, you may have to wait.
  • There is a restaurant nearby.

St Basils Cathedral Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed on 1st Monday of each month.

How To reach St Basils Cathedral by Public Transport

  • Metro: Ploshchad Revolutsii

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  • Do you wanna know a little about Russian religious and political history? This is a place to go. Not only it's marvelous to look at, but inside you will have the chance to see artifacts dating many past centuries that constitute the history of the place. It's well preserved for its age and I was treated very well by people inside. There are no guides, so just be free to walk around and read taking your time. It's hard to get lost inside, but be careful not to fall down large steps.

  • This was quite amazing place. Also personally, you should try to go inside. It costs 500 rubles but totally worth it to see inside. Finally, on the second floor, you could listen the traditional Russian song with great voice. I would definitely recommend this place to visit

  • It's the symbol of Russia, just in front of the kremlin's wall the cathedral is situated. If you are asking, the cathedral has an byzantine architectural design, that's why it has not usual cupolas. Its a 100% photogenic place, so you will have a long photo session there be ready. You, won't believe but inside is smaller than it seems. Obviously as every monument in Russia you must visit it in the first half of the day (if you want to enter), I recommend to visit twice (at night and along the day) also I recommend to visit in winter, I think, it looks better (more russian) because the snow and etc. Don't forget it is in the red square, so you should visit more things near of it.

  • World famous landmark of Russia. Cathedral is in the red square and next to the Kremlin palace. marvelous architecture inside and outside. This cathedral was built almost 500 years ago. As there was a lot of fires, it's been reconstructed several times. So you can see different periods of Russian history and architecture in one cathedral. This place is stand unique and gorgeous! Place closes at 5pm. Ticket booth closes much earlier

  • One of the most famous sites in the world. As with all sites it is smaller in real life than photos show. A wonderful and picturesque place to visit on a Winter's evening.

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