Photos of St. Basil's Cathedral, presented in this material, made in different years-2014-2016. Cathedral of cover presvjatoj of the Virgin on the moat that is so officially called Temple, known around the world as one of the main symbols of Russia.
The Cathedral was built in the year 1561 by order of Ivan the terrible to commemorate the victory over the Kazan Khanate. As well as formal victory occurred in tribute to the Holy Virgin, and the temple was dedicated to the holiday.
Construction of the Cathedral shrouded in mysteries and legends. The most common version is the Cathedral was built is defeated by the wizard Postnik Yakovlev, which named Barma. According to another version, the temple was built by foreign architects who participated in the construction of the Kremlin. But during the reign of Ivan the terrible, such events were recorded, and no mention of records that someone of Italian builders designed or built the temple.
Cathedral of Basil blessed Temple became known by the name attached in 1588 year Church of Basil.
The temple has been repeatedly changed-idled galleries and arches, and in 1817 the year by architect Osip Beauvais retaining wall was erected and installed cast iron fence.
It is worth noting that the Cathedral was not a single temple. It housed several churches, the leading independent service. At the beginning of the 18th century they numbered more than 20.
In the year 1918, the new Government recognized the Temple monuments of culture in the year 1923 in the Church was organized by historical and architectural Museum. From 1928 onwards St. Basil's Cathedral became a branch of the historical Museum, which it is today.
Worship in the temple were prokrašeny in 1929, and in 1991, the year after sharing the design museum and the RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, worship was resumed.
Saint Basil's Cathedral has eleven domes and Bell Tower, which was built in the year 1680.
Photos of St. Basil's Cathedral can be done from three directions are from the side of the red square From the Kremlin walls and with Vasilievsky spusk. You can try to take pictures from the bridge, but you will disturb the wires. The most spectacular retrieves photos from red square. In the frame gets monument to Minin and Pozharsky. The track near the Kremlin wall images look-spectacular also crosses entirely visible. By Vasilevsky spusk visible retaining wall and photographing the falls from the bottom, but if you pull back away, the frame gets even and spasskaya Tower and at night when the backlight is turned on, you can get great pictures.