Church and Cathedral is a places which is used by christian for religious activities and for worship. Moscow city is popularly known for oldest and beautiful churches and cathedrals. The church building is often arranged in the shape of christian cross and modern church buildings have various varieties of architecture styles and layouts. Churches and cathedrals are the symbol of peace and religious place. Christian also do their children marriage in church with all laws and legislation. Here are the list of most beautiful and oldest churches and cathedrals in Moscow that you should visit them.
Most Beautiful Churches and Cathedrals in Moscow List
1. Saint Basil’s Cathedral
The Saint Basil’s Cathedral is beautiful and oldest church of Moscow city which is situated in Rad Square. The height of this church is 47.5 metres, dome 9, dome height ff and spire 2. This cathedral is also known by another name Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed and it was built from 1555 – 61 on order of Ivan the Terrible.
Saint Basil’s Cathedral:
2. Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is a oldest church of Moscow city, it is situated on northern bank of Moscow river with 103 overall height. This church was destroyed in 1931 on order of Joseph Stalin and rebuilt from 1995-2000 on same location. It is the tallest orthodox christian church in world with 79 metre length and 103 height.
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour:
3. Novodevichy Convent
The Novodevichy Convent was established from 1524-1525 with 72 metres height, situated in south-western part of the historic town of Moscow. The buildings of this church surrounded by high masonry wall with 12 towers. This church is also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery and it is rebuilt in 1550 or 1560 to give a new shape and structure for building.
4. Dormition Cathedral
The Dormition Cathedral was built in 1475–79 located at north side of Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin. It is also known by another name Assumption Cathedral or Cathedral of the Assumption. The building of this church is structured beautifully and dedicated for Dormition of the Theotokos it is burial place for Moscow.
5. Church of St. John the Warrior
The Church of St. John the Warrior s situated in 46, Bolshaya, Yakimanka District of Moscow and it is built in year 1704 or 1709. The Architecture style of of this church is Baroque and it is decorated by Vasili Bazhenov and Gavriil Domozhirov, this artwork was lost in 1860. This church is very famous and oldest church in Moscow city.
Church of St. John the Warrior:
6. Church of the Intercession at Fili
The Church of the Intercession at Fili has constructed in 1694 and located at 6, Novozavodskaya Street (near Bolshaya Filyovskaya Street). The building and shape of this church is very attractive and beautiful and it is also a oldest church of Moscow. The Intercession church was destroyed in World War II by French Troops in 1812.
Church of the Intercession at Fili: