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Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow
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Enclosing the world-famous complex of buildings at the heart of Moscow, Kremlin Walls and Towers remains arguably the most symbolic architectural structure in Russian history. Originally a simple wooden fence with a few guard towers, the red brick wall visible today dates back to the 15th century. Constructed by Italian master builders Antonio Fryazin and Pietro Solari, the wall and its 20 towers provide protection for the enclosed cathedrals, palaces, and gardens, collectively designated as a World Heritage Site. Point your camera at the four remaining gate towers, still boasting their communist-era ruby stars. For a different view of the city's skyline, visit the southern section of the wall, facing the Moscow River. Add Kremlin Walls and Towers to your Moscow travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Moscow vacation generator.
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  • More impressions of the Kremlin walls to yield either in bright sunny weather, or in the dark. Then in the forefront and quite bright plays red walls. In the evening a particularly beautiful. Just like predstavish', that everything is built only manual work and the total number of these walls have seen. Yes, and the location is good, just stand and look how mixed times and cultures: the old with the new. Definitely worth a visit.
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  • Largest of Russia in the Kremlin (Fortress) is here in the Moscow Kremlin. 1辺 is situated on the Moskva River, and close to a triangle shape (used 3 dimensions and moat? )。 Points are steeples gazebo and grounds is covered by a wall. However, thin walls, was not designed toward crossfire, not really useful as a castle for war is there.
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  • Was just blown away to be in Moscow and to stand in red square and see the famous red walls and towers was very surprised to learn the history of the walls and the Kremlin very interesting visit