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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a Russian Orthodox church. It is here that princes were crowned. Do not miss the splendid arched south portal and the Monomakh Throne, the royal seat of Ivan the Terrible. Marvel at the multi-tier iconostasis. The walls were gilded to give a golden...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was totally unprepared for the amazing cathedrals inside the Kremlin. Of all the things we saw while there, the Cathedral of the Assumption(also known as the Dormition Cathedral) was probably the most spectacular. It dates from the 15th Century and is truly outstanding. Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BackinBracknell
Reviewed July 23, 2019

From 1547 until 1896 this is where Russian Monarchs were crowned. Both its entrance facade and interior are richly decorated with frescoes. The huge iconastasis features many treasured icons.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Margaret W
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

It’s okay but churches here are not like the large catholic and Anglican cathedrals I’ve visited in other cities. It’s an important historical church. It’s part of Cathedral Square in the Kremlin. It doesn’t take long to see, maybe a half hour.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tshep42
Reviewed April 18, 2019

This church is very interesting. you can see where the czars were seated for services, the frescoes, burial spots of Czars and other notables. There is a lot of history here and worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

This church is worth seeing because of the frescoes and the beauty of seeing what once was. Eulogies stopped in 1918, for obvious reasons and it then became part of the Kremlin museums although since 1990 eulogies have started again. It is very nice, part...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Temple of sublime beauty, the true and unsurpassed masterpiece, in spite of the apparent simplicity and conciseness of forms. It is a masterpiece of almost in everything, even in the design features that have significantly lightened the load on the walls and made the temple...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

This gorgeous Cathedral is the place that the Tzars were coronated for hundreds of years. The walls and ceilings of the church are magnificent. Watch out for pick pockets. As you're looking up, they are looking for your valuables!

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

This cathedral has a beautiful large gateway to the front with stunning murals on the building and wonderful golden globes.

Date of experience: September 2016
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