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 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
1917–1991

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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