Basil’s Cathedral ~ Moscow ~ Russia ~ The spectacular St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible in the century to commemorate a military victory. It is easily the most famous sight on Red Square. The riot of color a
The Chesme Church also known as Saint John the Baptist at Chesme Palace, St. It is a small Russian Orthodox church that was built by the Russian court architect Yury Felten in at the direction of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia.
The Church of Mary Magdalene is a Russian Orthodox church located on the Mount of Olives, near the Garden of Gethsemane in East Jerusalem. The church was built in 1886 by Tsar Alexander III to honor his mother, Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia.