The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed
May 1st - May 31st, September 4th - November 7th 11:00-18:00; November 8th - April 30th 11:00-17:00; June 1st - August 31st, 10:00 - 19:00, the ticket office is closed half an hour earlier and closed on Wednesday. Holiday opening hours may vary. (Local time)
The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, better known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is one of Russia’s most prestigious churches. It is an exquisite Orthodox church, famous for its nine spires of different shapes and colors, one of the most breathtaking sights in Moscow. It is now part of the State Historical Museum in accordance with the program of state atheism and is home to a number of fine murals and other works of art.