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Cathedral of the Assumption (Успенский Собор) (Moscow)

Cathedral of the Assumption (Успенский Собор) (Moscow)

 

 

 

Subway: Alexandrovskiy sad, Biblioteka imeni Lenina, Borovitskaya

Bus: 6, K

Open: 10am- 5pm Fri- Wed

www.kremlin.museum.ru

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of the Cathedral of the Assumption

 

Cathedral of the Assumption is one of the most important church in Moscow Kremlin. It holds several stone coffins of Russian princes, metropolitans and patriarchs are buried. Although the Church of the Assumption stood on this site since the 14th century, Ivan the Great decided to rebuild it in 1470s and increase its size and splendour. The first version of the church collapse and tsar gave the task of rebuilding it to Italian architect Aristotele Fioravanti. The second time around the church was completed.

 

 

 


 

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