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Christ The Savior Cathedral

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Address: Volkhonka St., 15 | Metro: Kropotkinskaya, Moscow 119019, Russia
Phone Number: 7-495-637-29-67
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: The cathedral, originally bult in the 19th century in commemoration of the...
The cathedral, originally bult in the 19th century in commemoration of the Russian army's victory over Napoleon, was destroyed on Stalin's personal order. The cathedral was rebuilt in the 1990s.
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Wonderful ..... My favourite place in Moscow!

This was the most wonderful visit we made in Moscow. It is possible to book a private tour to see the underground Church and Hall where delegates choose the future Patriarch and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I am obsessed with churches... this is my hobby-I see one-I need to get in. It is beautiful and very impressive from outside. It is still beautiful from inside as well, just not breath-taking. some kind of cold, as I may say. Beautiful, done in classical Roman style with domes, arches, vaults and niches, but still I did not feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This was the most wonderful visit we made in Moscow. It is possible to book a private tour to see the underground Church and Hall where delegates choose the future Patriarch and the main Church. Patriarch in Moscow has direct leadership of the largest church in Asia and the eastern world, and second only to the Roman Catholic Church. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

apparently this church was demolished some years ago and replaced by a pool but was then totally rebuilt to original plans. Truly an iconic building and worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a very large cathedral just south west of Red Square and the Kremlin. An easy walk over to this area is well worth it as there are many other things to see over here. The grounds are very impressive as well as a really nice pedestrian bridge directly in front of the church. This church is beautiful inside... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Tourists come to the cathedral for its impressive architecture and design, as well as for it's equally impressive (and strange) history. There's a nice pedestrian bridge at the back of the building

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

fabulous building,next to the river,gets a bit windy,so wrap up! Nice to sit down,or just walk round,great views of Kremlin etc from here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I enjoyed the outside architecture more than the actual inside of the church. The outside is truly amazing. I would rather visit St. Basil's or some of the Kremlin Cathedrals for the history inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This church has fabulous art work depicting the life of Jesus. The lower level also amazing. Great view of the city too from the bridge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Maybe externally no so beautiful as Saint Basil, but it is a really interesting visit, and it is free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful church, very nice paintings on the ceiling. Behind the church is a bridge: do go there for a nice view! Worth the walk!

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