Architecture

Saint Basil's Cathedral, chapel vault in the lower church

Moscow, Russia

собoр Василия Блажeнного (sobor Vasiliya Blazhennogo) [Russian]
Собор Покрова Пресвятой Богородицы, что на Рву (Sobor Pokrova Presvyatoj Bogorodicy', chto na Rvu) [Russian]
Покрoвский собoр (Pokrovskij sobor) [Russian]
Saint Basil's Cathedral, chapel vault in the lower church

Architecture

architectural element(s)
technique

Architecture: Saint Basil's Cathedral

full name / alternative name
Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat, Pokrovsky Cathedral
built
1555–1561
culture
work type by function
material
technique

Specifications

Specifications: Saint Basil's Cathedral

height
47.5 m
number cupolas
10
number spires
2

Geography

local language location name
Москва (Moskva), Россия (Rossija) [Russian]
historical affiliations
1561–1721
1721–1917
1917–1922
1922–1991

UNESCO World Heritage Site

type
cultural
criteria
I, II, IV, VI
designation
reference
545

Image characteristics

maximum image resolution
4,878 × 3,353  pixel
41.3 × 28.4 cm (300 dpi)
capture date
image processing
perspective correction, colour corrected
copyrights
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