Crosswalk to Annunciation Cathedral

Crosswalk to Annunciation Cathedral
«Crosswalk to Annunciation Cathedral»

View from South-East of Borovitsky Hill (side of Moscow River) of Moscow Kremlin on the beautiful Cathedral of the Annunciation framed by bold birch trees at the beginning of a spring time. The ancient church was built by Russian masters during the reign of Grand Prince Ivan III (The Great) between 1484 and 1489 and used as the domestic cathedral of the Grand Princes and later the Tsars of Moscow. Four side chapels, each with one cupola but without pillars, were built on the vaults of the porches in the 1560s. According to one version, their construction was intended to commemorate Ivan the Terrible’s successful campaign against Polotsk in 1563.

Photo #020 taken on April 05, 2006 during a tour of Moscow Kremlin with my dear clients from the USA, Kate and Cory Stark.

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Guide, Driver and Photographer Arthur Lookyanov

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