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Top 5 Churches In Moscow By Joguru.Com


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St. Basil's Cathedral-It is easily the most famous sight on Red Square.Church of the Intercession-This two-storied stone cathedral is a unique example of Moscow baroque.
Novodevichy Convent-also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery.Christ Saviour Cathedral-Situated on the northern bank of the Moskva River.Church of The Ascension-Ascension was built in 1532 on the imperial estate of Kolomenskoye.

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Top 5 Churches In Moscow By Joguru.Com

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  2. 2. Top 5 Churches in MoscowNovodevichy ConventChurch of the Intercession St. Basils CathedralChurch of The AscensionChrist Saviour Cathedral
  3. 3. St. Basils CathedralOpening hours:Daily from 11.00 to 17.00,closed on Tuesdays"The Cathedral of the Intercession of theVirgin by the Moat"The spectacular St. BasilsCathedral in Moscow was commissioned byIvan the Terrible in the 16th century tocommemorate a military victory. It is easilythe most famous sight on Red Square.
  4. 4. Church of the IntercessionThis two-storied stone cathedral is a uniqueexample of Moscow baroque.Opening hours: 11am-5:30pmThe Church was originally a wooden structure built in1619 headed by Mikhail Romanov. It was reconstructedusing a Naryshkin baroque architecture ascommissioned by Prince Naryshkin.
  5. 5. Novodevichy ConventOpening hours: 10am-5:15pmTuesday Closed.Novodevichy Convent,also known asBogoroditse-SmolenskyMonastery, is probablythe best-known cloisterof Moscow.
  6. 6. Christ Saviour CathedralSituated on the northern bank of theMoskva River, a few blocks southwestof the Kremlin. With an overall heightof 105 meters, it is the tallestOrthodox Christian church in theworld.Opening hours: Daily 10am - 5pmMonday : 1am – 5pm
  7. 7. Church of The AscensionOpening hours: Daily 10am - 6pmMonday ClosedA UNESCO world heritage site. The Church ofthe Ascension was built in 1532 on theimperial estate of Kolomenskoye, nearMoscow, to celebrate the birth of the princewho was to become Tsar Ivan IV
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