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...bined, and it has 837 churches! See the Christ the Savior Cathedral and St Basil's Cathedral in all its domed and glitte...

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Russian Cathedrals on a Historical Walking Tour

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...sty. You will see: Novodevichy Convent, Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Church of Gregory Neokesarian, Marfo-Mariinsky ...

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...sity, Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent, Christ The Savior Cathedral, Red Square and Kremlin walls and towers and other s...

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...den mile of Moscow at the top deck of Christ the Savior Cathedral or top deck of the Children's World Department Store.

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...nd Patriarch Bridge.See some other must-see attractions: Christ the Savior Cathedral, Arbat street, Moscow embankments.

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Christ the Savior Cathedral, Moscow

This cathedral, the tallest Orthodox church in the world (the largest being the Temple of St.

This cathedral, the tallest Orthodox church in the world (the largest being the Temple of St. Savain Belgrade), was blown up on orders from Stalin in 1931, with the view of building the gargantuan Palace of the Soviets, to be crowned by a 100 meter high statue of Lenin. The project ran into engineering and geological difficulties (the area used to be a swamp), then the War intervened, and the place was ceded to a year-round open-air swimming pool. The pool was razed and the cathedral rebuilt only after the fall of the Soviet Union, in the mid-nineties. There is an extensive museum underneath the cathedral documenting its history (the original was started in 1839 and consecrated in 1883).


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About Christ the Savior Cathedral

 улица Волхонка, 15, Moscow, Russia

 +7 495 637-12-76

 www.xxc.ru

Christ the Savior Cathedral and Nearby Sights on Map

Pushkin Museum

Pushkin Museum is dedicated to Western art and has one of the world's most significant Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collections, along with some Old Masters

Diamond Fund

It holds the Imperial collection, including the crown jewels

Tolstoy Memorial Museum

Displays manuscripts and photographs of Tolstoy and Moscow during his time

Russian State Library

One of the largest libraries in the world

Gogol House

Victory Park

This massive memorial to WWII was built for the 50-year anniversary of V-E day in 1995

Alexander Garden

One of the first urban public parks in Moscow, there are three separate gardens along the western Kremlin wall

Cathedral of the Annunciation

The personal chapel of Muscovite tsars, it was built in the 15th century as part of the Kremlin renovation

Stanislavski Museum

The house where Konstantin Stanislavski, the propounder of method acting, lived

Terem Palace

The main residence of the 17th century tsars, it is now the official residence of the President of Russia and therefore inaccessible to the public