The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos, on the Moat, is an Orthodox church on Red Square in Moscow, a monument of Russian architecture. Construction of the cathedral was carried out from 1555 to 1561.
The cathedral unites eleven churches, part of which was consecrated in honor of the saints, whose memory days fell on decisive battles for Kazan. The central church was built in honor of the Protection of the Virgin, around which individual churches are grouped in honor of: the Holy Trinity, the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, Nikola the Great, Three Patriarchs: Alexander, John and Paul the New, Gregory of Armenia, Cyprian and Justina, Alexander Svirsky and Varlaam Hutyn, placed on one basement base, as well as the chapel in honor of St. Basil, after whom the church received the second, more famous name, and the Church of St. John the Blessed, reopened after a prolonged desolation in November e 2018 year.