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Kolomna Kremlin, Kolomna

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Visit Kolomna Kremlin to get a glimpse of historic Russian towns and their methods of defense. The large fortress surrounding this small town was built from 1525 to 1531 in an effort to imitate the Moscow Kremlin. Explore the grounds within the preserved area to see the Dormition Cathedral, the Tikhvinsky Cathedral, the Trinity Church, the Cross Cathedral, and the Novo Golutvin and Brusensky monasteries. Originally built from wood, the fortress was reconstructed using brick. Despite this upgrade in material, much of it has been destroyed. Of the 17 original towers, only six remain standing, and only one of four gates still provides entrance to the interior of the fortress. Make Kolomna Kremlin a part of your Kolomna vacation plans using our Kolomna holiday planner.
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  • The Kolomna Kremlin is a lovely place and even the weather (windy, snowy, rainy) could not really spoil our trip. The museum are all restored, exhibitions work and attract a great deal of tourists. Wo...  more »
  • Due to it location at the South-East of Moscow, Kolomna wasn't destroyed during Nazi invasion. It was no bomb shelling and street fights there. Thanks to it, we are able to see old Russian town in a w...  more »
  • This is the old part of my native town. At weekends it is quite crowded with people with their children. I advise it for families only in cool weather and during the week. This is a good opportunity t...  more »

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