Architecture

Saint Basil's Cathedral, northwest elevation

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, northwest elevation

Architecture

Architecture: Saint Basil's Cathedral

full/alternative names
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 towers
1

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
5,496 × 6,904  pixel
46.5 × 58.5 cm (300 dpi)
capture date
image processing
merged image, retouched, colour corrected
copyrights
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