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Saint Basil's Cathedral

Saint Basil's Cathedral is an Orthodox church in Red Square of Moscow and it is one of the most popular cultural symbols of Russia.

Its construction started in 1555 by the order of Ivan the Terrible" in celebration of the defeat of Kazan, the last remaining grip of the Mongol Empire on European lands.

Nearby Attractions

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The Kremlin
Located in the oldest part of the city, The Kremlin is a fortification erected on the left bank of the Moskva river.
Red Square
The Red Square is considered the central square of Moscow since all major streets originate here. It was meant to serve as Moscow's main marketplace.
Gum
It's one of the most iconic shopping malls facing Moscow's Red Square. Its name means 'main department store' and it was built between 1890 and 1893.
Lenin’s Mausoleum
Situated in the Red Square of Moscow, Lenin's mausoleum currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin.
State Historical Museum
The State Historical Museum exhibits from relics of prehistoric tribes that lived on the territory of present-day Russia, to priceless artworks acquired by the Romanov dynasty.
Metropol Hotel
It was built in 1899–1907 in Art Nouveau style in the centre of Moscow, and it's notable as the largest extant hotel built before the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Related Tours

The Best of Moscow Live Virtual Tour
On this Live Virtual Tour, we will take you to Moscow, a city where can travel through ages just walking through the streets. You will admire the beauty of ancient Russian architecture, and places that keep the unique Russian style, original and exceptional while hearing the stories of your local guide.

On this Private “The best of Moscow Live Virtual Tour" you will discover: 

  • Red Square
  • Lenin’s Mausoleum
  • Saint Basil’s Cathedral
  • State Historical Museum
  • The Kremlin
  • GUM Department Store
  • Kazan Cathedral
  • Zaryadye Park
  • Nikolskaya street
  • Metropol Hotel
  • Bolshoi Theatre
  • The former KGB building
  • Stalin's skyscraper

PREPARATION FOR YOUR TOUR

  • This experience will be broadcasted live from the streets, no Powerpoint presentations are involved.
  • The Live Virtual Tour will be on the platform Zoom, and you will receive a link in your email to gain access.
  • The recording of the tour will be available for all participants to keep for the future.
  • It's designed as an entirely private experience for you and your group and each person can be connected from one device.
  • If you want a customised tour, please send us an email to reservations@travelcurious.com
  • Date and Time may be affected by weather conditions to guarantee the best experience.
The Best of Moscow Night Virtual Tour
On this Live Virtual Tour, you will be virtually transported to Moscow, a city where can travel through ages just walking through the streets. 

In a perfectly illuminated city, you will admire the beauty of ancient Russian architecture, and places that keep the unique Russian style, original and exceptional while hearing the stories of your local guide.

ITINERARY

On this Private “The Best of Moscow Night Virtual Tour" you will discover: 

  • Red Square
  • Lenin’s Mausoleum
  • Saint Basil’s Cathedral
  • State Historical Museum
  • The Kremlin
  • GUM Department Store
  • Kazan Cathedral
  • Zaryadye Park
  • Nikolskaya street
  • Metropol Hotel
  • Bolshoi Theatre
  • The former KGB building
  • Stalin's skyscraper

PREPARATION FOR YOUR TOUR

  • This experience will be broadcasted live from the streets, no Powerpoint presentations are involved.
  • The Live Virtual Tour will be on the platform Zoom, and you will receive a link in your email to gain access.
  • The recording of the tour will be available for all participants to keep for the future.
  • It's designed as an entirely private experience for you and your group and each person can be connected from one device.
  • If you want a customised tour, please send us an email to reservations@travelcurious.com
  • Date and Time may be affected by weather conditions to guarantee the best experience.
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