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Once used for coronations, this Cathedral Square church is notable for its five golden domes and numerous windows, and contains the wooden coronation throne built for Ivan the Terrible.
Borovitskaya Street | Kremlin, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again here no signs where is the entrance. Outside is enormus church, interior some interesting parts like this was the place for many years that Tsar was crowned. Nothing else.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TasosAnth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t miss this church as the entry is opposite the main square. It’s quite lovely inside and quieter than some of the other churches on the grounds of the kremlin probably because the entrance is not obvious. Your entry is included in your ticket to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 454christinac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The church with The fresco at The main entrance was a sight to behold. But as our guide brought US inside and explained The history OF The church, we were able to appreciate more OF The tsars history and culture during their Times. The tombs,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GeneP788
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Part of our guided tour with loads of wall paintings and relegious. icons. Beautiful. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davemartin3
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It is one of the most important church for Russian history, as it was the place were the coronation of Russian tsars was held for 350 years (including Nicolas II - the last tsar of Russia, killed by Bolsheviks). The construction of cathedral is interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The Viking inclusive part walking tour started with a walk past the Cathederal if the Assumption which was busy at the time and access was not possible but the exterior was delightful. The bell tower is yet to be constructed so the bells are suspended...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

This was an attractive church inside the Kremlin and used to be used by the royal family. By the time that we got to this one, we had already seen a number of churches in Russia and this one did not really seem to have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Same idea as for Kremlin and Red Square: part of the expected experience while in Moscow. As is the case for most "rich " Orthodox Churches, the interior is very heavily loaded with ornament. That is the style. If the visitor spends time to stop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 88puffin
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is the first Russian Orthodox church we had ever been to and we found both the building and the atmosphere of the church delightful. The babble of foreign voices, so often experienced in the great European churches, seemed absent although there was nothing to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We visited this church as part of a tour and the guide gave us the history. Very interesting. The outside is much nicer than the inside... but hey had to look.

Date of experience: August 2018
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