Assumption Cathedral (Uspensky Sobor)

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Cultural-Historical, Religious

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At the behest of Grand Duke Ivan III of Moscow, Assumption Cathedral was founded between 1475 and 1479. It was a place of coronation for the Tsars of Romanov and a burial place for the metropolitans of Moscow. The cathedral, designed by an Italian architect, was constructed with five domes and became a blueprint in Russia for other churches.

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