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Cathedral of the Annunciation (Blagoveshchensky Sobor)

Borovitskaya ulitsa , Ivanovskaya Ploshchad | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
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The magnificent interiors of this chapel belonging to the royal family include spectacular frescoes, icons painted by the masters and a gleaming agate jasper tiled floor.
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“frescoes” (6 reviews)
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Borovitskaya ulitsa , Ivanovskaya Ploshchad | Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

With the Golden domes easily seen from across the river, this Cathedral is one of several that make up Cathedral Square within the Kremlin itself. The glittering domes are an invitation to an equally highly decorated interior of a Cathedral that is associated with the...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We went with Ana a paid guide as part of a Kremlin tour We could have spent more time there if we didn't a have a paid guide but we had seen a lot of churches by this stage so the 15 minutes was enough...More

Thank emdel2015
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is one of the churches located within the Cathedral Square. It may look as impressive from the exterior compared too the other church in the Square but it is definitely worth a visit inside the church.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This cathedral looks wonderous from a distance with it's towering golden globes but up close it looks rather worn. Inside though is different and is beautifully decorated and charming.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Huge church with impressive towers inside the Kremlin in cathedral square. Used by the czars for worship and weddings. Get a brochure inside to describe what you are seeing

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I thought it was going to be boring but I have to say that is quite curious and beautiful I really enjoyed the visit!!!!!!!

Thank Mireia R
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

An incredible piece of religious architecture, so amazing external deco in the Kremlin Cathedral square. Impressive outside but even more impressive inside. A masterpiece of history, architecture, religious paintings and spirituality. Very crowded though

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Another beautiful Church on the Cathedral Sq inside the Kremlin, but purposely built for Russian Tsars and aristocracy. The majority of them were christened and married here. Therefore you could assume that biggest names in architecture and art worked on it, such as Pskov and...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The cathedral has a long history beginning in 1291. Fast forward. A fire destroyed the cathedral in 1547 during the reign of Ivan the Terrible and it was rebuilt and restored in 1563-64. Artist Andrey Rublev decorated the church with icons and murals. The floor...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

One of the churches of the Cathedral square in Kremlin. This one served as a almost private place of worship for tsars and highest royalty. Some of the paintings were made by famous frescoe artist Andrey Rublev. At the entrance you can take very informative...More

Thank Aleksandar S
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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
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
well.
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