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Cathedral of the Assumption

Borovitskaya Street | Kremlin, Moscow 613310, Russia
+7 495 695-41-46
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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.
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Borovitskaya Street | Kremlin, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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"important church"
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"russian orthodox church"
in 7 reviews
"mother church"
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"beautiful inside"
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"preserved frescoes"
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"fresco painting"
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"peaceful place"
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"guide book"
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"onion domes"
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"kremlin walls"
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"moscow kremlin"
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"worth a visit"
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"crowned"
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"icons"
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"iconostasis"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful iconic images befitting the place were the Tsars were coranated dedicated to mother. It's a part of Kremlin.

Thank yesarar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cathedral of the Assumption is so called Uspenskij sobor. It is located on the church square in Moscow. The Russians make it his main temple.

Thank Frantisek R
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Here is the throne on which tsars were crowned, and the Empress's imperial throne. The interior is lavishly decorated in a rainbow of exquisite colours, augmented by gold embellishment. This is a suitably spectacular setting in which to perform such an important imperial ceremony. A...More

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is also one the the package if u pay for the cathedral entrance, its the biggest of all if im not mistaken. No camera allowed on any of these building

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Big and beautiful cathedral. There is a shop inside then you can buy icons and egg stand shape stuff. prices are much much more reasonable than souvenir shops around!

Thank i s
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

One of the must-sees when visiting the Kremlin and found right beside the Cathedral Square. Stunning architectural work and grandeur.

Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This was truly the highlight of our Kremlin visit, despite dome fierce competition. There is an informative free guide, available in several languages at the entrance, but this is perhaps best left for afterwards as you gaze at the icons covering all of the walls...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Cathedral of the Assumption is a beautiful cathedral situated within the Kremlin. Well worth a visit. You can go inside but no pictures allowed.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Excellent icons and other art from the 14th through the 17th Centuries. Among the ones that caught my eye were "Holy Virgin the Milk-Giver," "Entry into Jerusalem," and the extensive collection "Iconoclasts of the chapel of Archangel Gabriel." A peaceful place to admire this wonderful...More

Thank Andrew E
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Another gem hidden inside The Kremlin. It's amazing such churches survived the Communist era where atheism flourished.

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This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
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Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
well.
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