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During the Soviet era, the cathedral was confiscated and made into a division of the state historical museum.

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A City Tour of St. Petersburg

Nicholas Cathedral is one of a very few cathedrals in the city that was not closed in Soviet times.

Basil's Cathedral on Red Square is Moscow's most famous tourist attraction.

Petersburg's most famous landmarks, the spire of this beautiful baroque cathedral is the center of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the historical heart of the city.

The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Kremlin, is a former church in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (, Khram Khrista Spasitelya) is a cathedral in Moscow, Russia, on the northern bank of the Moskva River, a few blocks southwest of the Kremlin.

The Russian word "kremlin" actually means "fortification", and so there are many kremlins in Russia, but around the world Moscow's kremlin is referred to as "the Kremlin".

St Basil Russian Orthodox Church | : Saint Basils Cathedral Domes On The Red Square In Moscow Russia ...

The Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral is considered by many to be "an architectural monument of the Old-Russian style."

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