Golden Cupolas of Moscow Kremlin

Golden Cupolas of Moscow Kremlin
«Golden Cupolas of Moscow Kremlin»

The view of magnificent bulbous (onion-shaped) domes covered golden leaf of ancient cathedrals in Moscow Kremlin from Sofiyskaya Embankment across Moskva River.

At the left – domes of Blagoveschensky Sobor (Cathedral of Annunciation) constructed in 15-16 centuries. Its nine cupolas (one is hidden on the picture) represent the nine ranks of angels. At the right –domes of Uspensky Sobor (Assumption Cathedral), the main church of Moscow Kremlin built by design of Italian architect Aristotle Fioravanti in 1475-1479. The five cupolas in an Orthodox Church symbolize Jesus surrounded by the four evangelists.

Photo #037 taken on July 27, 2014

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