St. Basil’s Cathedral – Google doodle


Russian Orthodox church erected by Ivan IV in Moscow’s Red Square in 1555–61,  Built on the order of Ivan IV of Russia to commemorate the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan, it marks the geometric center of the city and the hub of its growth since the 14th century. Google doodle celebrates 450 years since it was build.

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