What is there for half a century, and then disappears for a century to return brand new and gorgeous? This is the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the largest church in whole wide Russia!
It was created to glorify the victory over Napoleon in 1881 by Konstantin Ton near the Kremlin of Moscow. Then in 1918 the arrogant Stalin appeared and commanded to blow the Cathedral up.
In 2000 it was reconstructed literally from scratch thanks to public movement and people’s funding. Now it is the greatest reminder of major historic happenings and brave Russians associated, that attracts myriads of tourists. But don’t worry; there is enough room for everyone in the site, for it is able to accommodate 10,000 people.
When inside, you feel your head go round for a number of murals that spread for 22,000 sq.m, Images of saints and famous princes are looking at curious visitors of the church.
An observation deck is located 40 meters above the ground. Group excursions are taken there by elevator (thank God there is the modern comfort) to enjoy dazzling views over the Kremlin and city blocks. Breathtaking sight, magic of bell-ringing and a lot of art stuff are there to impress you.