Moscow – That’s a wrap!

One final Moscow post!

Some random Moscow shots, with text explanation, to finally conclude MB’s Moscow photos stories.

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Moscow – St Basil’s Cathedral

Although it is known by other formal and former names, St Basil’s Cathedral is known as such throughout the world and is the jewel in the crown of Moscow’s Red Square. It was commissioned by the dastardly Ivan the Terrible to commemorate the Russian conquest of Kazan and Astrakhan, and was built between 1555 & 1561. It is not known with 100% certainty who the architects were, but they are commonly considered to have been two in number, named┬áBarma and Postnik. The building is unique in world architecture, with nothing similar in existence. Read More