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sightseeing tour you can go free.
July 12 St. Basil’s Cathedral on Red Square turns 445 years old.
In the evening, on the territory of the cathedral will be held concert of brass-ended Presidential band, and besides the cathedral chimes in the bell tower of the temple.
Pokrovsky temple erected Russian architects Barma and Faster (there is a version that that the Faster and Barma – the names of one human)
. «one of the most beautiful cathedrals of the capital – St. Basil’s Cathedral – now 445 years»
The construction of the temple. It began in 1555 and lasted six years. The temple was built in the years 1555-1561 at the behest of Tsar Ivan the Terrible to commemorate the conquest of Kazan kingdom.
In the middle of the twentieth century, the church interior recreated fresco painting walls and ceilings of the cloister.
in 1812, Napoleon formed a European order to undermine the temple, but his selfless French soldiers looted only.
in this day in the monastery guest pass excursion program “Pokrovsky Cathedral 455 years.” All work will be carried out while maintaining the architectural forms of the XVII century.
St Basil’s Cathedral is recognized as one of the 7 Russian Wonderland.
On Tuesday, in honor of the holiday input the temple is carried out with a 50 percent discount:… adults can go for 150 rubles, the elderly and students – for 50 rubles, the cost of a family ticket is 300 rubles, informed the press center of the State historical museum, whose jurisdiction is Protection Church . The temple is also a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in the Russian Federation. Since May 21, 1923, he is open to visitors as a historical and architectural museum. Since 1991, is jointly owned by the Church. After a long break in the monastery were renewed service.