Cathedral of Christ the Savior

鈻 What is the Cathedral of Christ the Savior?

Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Cathedral of Christ the Savior銆丄 Russian Orthodox cathedral located southwest of central Moscow銆侹hristos means Christ銆

Originally built to commemorate the victory of the Napoleonic Wars銆丱nce destroyed by the Stalin administration銆俛fter that銆両t was planned to be rebuilt as a Soviet palace銆丏ue to geographical factors and the influence of World War II銆丳alace construction was suspended銆俆he construction site is used as a pool銆両t was decided to be used by Moscow citizens銆乀hen it was abolished銆乀he current cathedral was built銆

 

It is also famous for being the setting for that famous movie "Night at the Museum".

3 It is also famous for being the setting for that famous movie "Night at the Museum".

3 It is also famous for being the setting for that famous movie "Night at the Museum".

1 It is also famous for being the setting for that famous movie "Night at the Museum".

1 It is also famous for being the setting for that famous movie "Night at the Museum".

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It is also famous for being the setting for that famous movie "Night at the Museum".

  • Kropotkinskaya Station(Kropotkinskaya)
    • Red track 1

 

Date and time when you can visit

13 on monday:00锝17:00Until銆10 on other days:00锝17:00is銆侷t's a good idea to check in advance about holidays.銆

Except銆乊ou can visit all day if it is just the appearance銆

 

If you do not have a ticket in advance with a city pass etc., you need to enter from the main gate

main entrance

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You can see the gate from the main street銆侷t seems that the entrance of the car will also be done from here銆俆here is no security in particular銆乊ou can go in and out freely銆

 

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In the square in front銆乀he statue of Alexander II stands as if glaring at the cathedral銆

The 12th Romanov emperor Alexander II銆丅iting defeat in the Crimean War銆丄iming to modernize Russia through reforms such as the Emancipation Reform銆丗urthermore, he is a person who contributed by expanding his power in the Russo-Turkish War.銆

 

From the Pushkin Museum side

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It is a cathedral seen from the highway on the Pushkin Museum side銆俆he golden dome stands out銆

 

Subway entrance

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Entrance gate right after leaving Kropotkinskaya station銆俉hat is BXO袛銆丷epresents the entrance in Russian銆

 

Square

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It is the square in front of the cathedral seen from the subway entrance銆侱rinks are sold at the store銆両 see some people resting on the bench銆