St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine -   or St. Pantaleona is a large Eastern Orthodox cathedral in Kiev and is considered a high point in Russian Revival ecclesiastical architecture. It was built by Yevgeny Yermakov between 1905 and 1912. The building is pentacupolar, with the massive black central dome and the four tent-like domes on the corners, as well as low galleries which run continuously around the building.

St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine - or St. Pantaleona is a large Eastern Orthodox cathedral in Kiev and is considered a high point in Russian Revival ecclesiastical architecture. It was built by Yevgeny Yermakov between 1905 and 1912. The building is pentacupolar, with the massive black central dome and the four tent-like domes on the corners, as well as low galleries which run continuously around the building.

Church of Saint Basil at Red Square, Moscow, Russia. Source: Megaphoto.

Church of Saint Basil at Red Square, Moscow, Russia. Source: Megaphoto.

St Joakim Osogovski, Macedonia  - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com

St Joakim Osogovski, Macedonia - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com

The Church of the Transfiguration on the Island of Kizhi in Russia has 22 onion domes covered with hundreds of aspen shingles.

The Church of the Transfiguration on the Island of Kizhi in Russia has 22 onion domes covered with hundreds of aspen shingles.

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