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Museum "Pokrovsky Cathedral". The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin (St.Basil's Cathedral)


Phone: (495) 698-3304

Address: 109012, Moscow, Red square, 2

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Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M338 - official web page
    The State Historical Museum - W469, official web site www.shm.ru

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Description:
    The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, or St.Basil's Cathedral, was built in 1555 - 1561 to commemorate the victory of the Russians over Kazan Khannate on 1st October 1552. The Russian tzar Ivan the Terrible ordered two Russian architects (Barma and Postnik) to build a monument in honour of the victory, and it is said he had their eyes poked out so that they could never design anything to rival its beauty


Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (495) 692-5660



Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 1561г.
    opened: 1925г.

Organisation status:
   Federal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society

Classification:
    Architect and monuments,Historical,Painting art



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