Montag, 11. Juli 2011

*St. Basil's Cathedral | Moscow | Russia | 1997 | New Pictures | New Wallpapers*

Photo: St. Basil's Cathedral

Commissioned by Ivan the Terrible in the mid-16th century, St. Basil's Cathedral was erected to commemorate a Russian victory over the Tartar Mongols in 1552. The cathedral has nine chapels, each topped with an iconic onion dome.
(Photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Enigma of Beauty," January 2000, National Geographic magazine)

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