Saint Basil's Cathedral
With very particular architecture, whose shape resembles the flames of a bonfire that rise toward the sky, the Cathedral of St. Basil is a must for anyone who goes to Moscow. Erected on Red Square between 1555 and 1561 by order of Ivan IV of Russia to commemorate the capture of Kazan 'and Astrakhan', the cathedral represents the geometric center of the city and the center has grown since the fourteenth century. The original building was known as the Trinity Church and later as a cathedral of the Trinity and consisted of eight churches distributed around a central side, the Church of the Intercession, the tenth church was erected in 1588 over the tomb of the Venerable Basil the fool Benedict. During the sixteenth and seventeenth century cathedral, seen as the symbol of the heavenly city on earth, was popularly known as an allegory representing Jerusalem and the Temple of Jerusalem during the annual parade of Palm Sunday led by the Patriarch of Moscow and the Tsar. Rich in history, the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Mother of Jesus on the Moat (full name of the structure), will be able to charm you thanks to the unique structure, unique in its kind.