The St Basil’s Cathedral – the gem of Russian architecture

Saint Basil's Cathedral Excursions

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Excursion for foreigners

The St Basil’s Cathedral is the best-known unofficial symbol of Moscow and Russia. During tour you will learn why cathedral, which was built by order of tsar Ivan IV the Terrible from 1555 to 1561, became the outstanding monument of world architecture and it included in UNESCO list. Unusual architecture composition, multicolor domes, 16th-19th century’s wall paintings, unique examples of Old Russian icons, masterpieces of arts and crafts cannot stand you indifferent. During tour you will meet with Russian Orthodox culture. Do not miss this unique chance! Let’s discover all the legends and puzzles of the St Basil’s Cathedral!

Tour group 15 participants

Location St Basil’s Cathedral Museum (Red square 7)

Duration time 1 h 30 m

Cost of service

guide tour in Russian with translation in different language (with interpreter) – 6 000 rubles + entrance tickets

in English – 7 000 rubles + entrance tickets