Russia is a fabulous place with aplenty of prehistoric wonders as well as natural wonders. Though Russia has many provinces, Moscow’s red square is great amongst all. Across the Red Square you must find the wonderful prehistoric buildings. Each one is unique in color, shape, architecture and more aspects. Let’s see what are all the prehistoric wonders available in Red Square,
St Basil’s Cathedral:
St Basil’s Cathedral, one of the great masterpiece in Russia. Southern end of the red square you must watch this iconic symbol of Russia. People from across the world rush towards this place, around the clock, in spite of its confusion of colours, patterns, shapes unique style of Russian architecture. The color combination of the nine domes, really allure. The main tall, tent roofed tower is located at the center and dedicated to the Church of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God. Next four largest dome dedicated to the Church of Sts Cyprian & Justina, Church of the Holy Trinity, Church of the Icon of St Nicholas the Miracle Worker, and the Church of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem. Remaining four smaller domes located in between and each dedicated to the battle in the struggle against Kazan.(image by LoubR photography)
Kazan Cathedral, is not big as St Basil’s Cathedral, though it is charming wonder in Moscow. The Kazan Cathedral was constructed during 17th century, located north side of the square region. The Kazan Cathedral allures and serves as one of the breathtaking wonders of Europe. This charming building covered by a cube shaped roof with clusters of domes. North west corner you must find a bell-tower, and in the north-east the chapel of Averkiy Ierapolskiy. The Kazan Cathedral really amazing wonder in Moscow, don’t miss to watch out this wonder, when you are in Russia trip.(image by Roman Melnichuk)
When you visit Moscow under communism, red square offers many cemetery visit too. In Red square you can find two tombs were built beneath the Kremlin wall to hold the remains of 240 casualties of the October Revolution. Under Kremlin wall, aplenty of soviet heroes were buried. The great Kremlin walls serves as one of the prehistoric sites in Moscow. Visitors from other regions, usually love to visit this spot to know more about the history of the Kremlin walls.
For the burial of the Father of the Revolution, the special wooden mausoleum was commissioned. The great mausoleum is fabulous with the attractive pyramid in layers of red, grey and black granite that harmonizes remarkably well with the Kremlin buildings behind it. The great mausoleum is small but it has many hidden depths. Here you must find the two underground floors to the structure, which used to house a rest area for VIPs and the Kremlin guards, and the laboratory that was once used to supervise the ongoing embalming process.
Prefer this Red square visit, when you begin to wander around the Russia.
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