St. Basil's Cathedral

Moscow, Russia

What is it?

The Saint Basil's cathedral is a famous church in Moscow, Russia standing at 156 feet with 9 domes of various sizes, colors, and patterns. The cathedral is the only one of it's kind. Postnik Yakovlev and Ivan Barma are the architects that designed this unique building. With an interesting mix of Russian and Byzantine architectural styles, the colorful, circus looking church attracts many tourists a year. This essay will highlight the history, significance and the aesthetic beauty of St. Basil's Cathedral.