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Cathedral of the Archangel (Arkhangelsky Sobor)

Borovitskaya ulitsa | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 695-41-46
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This church at Cathedral Square is most notable for what lies underneath it - the burial grounds of most of Russia's rulers up until the 1690s - as well as the muraled walls showing who lies beneath.
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Borovitskaya ulitsa | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
+7 495 695-41-46
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Archangel Cathedral is located in the Kremlin’s Cathedral Square on the south end of the square. It was an important church because it was used by the Tsars for weddings, coronations, and burials. To see the inside of this church, a Cathedral Square admission...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago

The single golden- domed and several silver- domed Cathedral in Cathedral Square is the burial ground of Ivan the Great and the princes. The internal part is more impressive than the external outlook. Worth to pay a visit inside.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive cathedral in the Kremlin. Great iconostases, reliquaries and the tombs of Ivan the Terrible and sons, as well as members of the Riurik and Romanov dynasties.

Thank fernandocE9816AZ
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This Cathedral dominates the exit from Cathedral Square. A single, large, Golden Dome draws the eye, but the interior is far better than the exterior which is quite plain. As part of the tour of the interior of the Kremlin, it is worth stepping inside.

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Located on Cathedral Square, this church may look worn on the outside but it is worth a visit inside as it is the burial ground of Ivan IV the Terrible as well as the princes before him ad after him up till before Peter the...More

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This cathedral is a little worn on the outside but inside will take your breathe away with it's golden gateway the main attraction and the fabulous painted walls

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A BEAUTIFUL Cathedral of the Kremlin, the Archangel Michael was the patron saint of the rulers of Muscovy. It was the burial place of all rulers till peter the Great. It is a beautiful Kremlin Cathedral. The fact it survived communism is a miracle. The...More

Thank ctsounis
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Cathedral Sq has so much to offer and in my opinion is the must see place in Moscow, in top 3. This beautiful Church is also included in the ticket, and it is dedicated to Archangel Michael. The Church is famous for being the...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 17 June 2016

One of the beautiful churches on Cathedral Square in the Kremlin. The church holds tombs of the 14-15th centuries and was the burial vaults of the Russian monarchs. In the 16th century it was decorated with murals by order of Ivan the Terrible.

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Main burial site for rulers of Russia from ancient times until the capital moved to SPb. Great architecture of the church, both inside and outside. At the entrance you can take very informative handout, avaliable in many languages, free of charge.

Thank Aleksandar S
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
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shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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