Google fetes 450th anniv of St Basil's Cathedral with Doodle

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Googel Doodle on St Basil's Cathedral anniversary
Bangalore, Jul 12: Search engine giant Google on Tuesday, Jul 12 celebrated the 450th birthday of Russia's St Basil's Cathedral on its homepage with its interesting logo - Doodle.

Google never misses a chance to feature Doodles on its search engine homepage globally and locally and this time it delineated an image of a cathedral which replaced the fifth letter "L" of the word - GOOGLE. The interactive and beautifully designed Google Doodles remind us about special days and life of great personalities.

With a click on the colourful Doodle, the technology giant takes the viewers to a world which provide a vast knowledge about St Basil's Cathedral and its prominence in Russia.

According to Wikipedia, the building, which is originally known as "Trinity Church", was consecrated on Jul 12, 1561. The cathedral was dedicated to the Orthodox holiday of Intercession - Pokrov which occurs on Oct 14.

So, the entire celebrations over the 450th anniversary of St Basil's Cathedral are expected to last from Jul 12 to Oct 14.

The St Basil's Cathedral, which is a part of the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square World Heritage Site, was declared as the World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 1990.

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