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Saint Basil's Cathedral

Saint Basil's Cathedral is a church that has a lot of cone-shaped roof in Red Square in Moscow which is traditionally viewed as a symbol of Russia's unique position between Europe and Asia. Featuring brightly colored domes towering taper to a point. Resemble the onion domes of different colors that are part of the air landscape Kremlin, Moscow.

The Cathedral was founded by Ivan the Mighty, to commemorate the capture of Khanate of Kazan. In 1588, Emperor Fedor Ivanovich add private chapel on the east side of the main building, directly above the tomb of St. Basil Addicts of Christ, a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church, so that the cathedral was then known as the Cathedral of St. Basil.

 St. Basil's Cathedral is located at the southeastern tip of the Red Square, (55 ° 45'08 .88 "N, 37 ° 37'23 .00" E), just across from the Kremlin Spasskaya Tower. The building is not very large, and consists of nine chapels built with a single foundation. The design of the cathedral following the cone-roofed churches on the same period, particularly the increase in Kolomenskoye Church (1530) and Head of the Church of Beheading of St. John the Baptist in Dyakovo (1547).

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