Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), Moscow

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A fortified complex at the heart of the city, Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml) serves as the official residence of the country's president, and is designated as a World Heritage Site. Overlooking the city's central square, this "fortress inside a city," as its name roughly translates, includes five palaces and four cathedrals. The giant complex sits on the north bank of the Moscow River, enclosed by a protective brick wall just over 2 km (1.2 mi) long. Although the best views of the exterior are from the other side of the river, be sure to visit the citadel's museums to see collections of Russian state regalia, arms, and armor. Check the website for special events and guided tours. Put Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml) and other Moscow attractions into our Moscow trip itinerary planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • An unmissable tour in Moscow. Walk around inside the walls of the Moscow Kremlin visit their churches, cathedrals and monuments. It takes a lot of breath and patience in attractions, starting with the long queues at the entrance. To the Armoury Chamber recommend buying in advance over the internet, or maybe can't even go on the same day.
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  • A place that appeals to the imagination. Didn't know it was a place with cathedrals and streets and some interesting places such as the workshop of Putin. Definitely interesting to walk around if you are in Moscow. Strict control at the entrance.
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  • We had a private guide taking us in the Kremlin We went into cathedrals, walked around to get the history, took note of the lighted red stars. Nothing was as impressive as the Diamond Fund and the Arm...  more »
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  • It's a lifetime experience to be walking around the wall of The Kremlin. It's spectacular and really beautiful. I enjoyed each and every second to the fullest. I was really fun!
  • My brother had said it lacked architectural design, and just style in general, he then proceeded to say he wished he had just stayed back at the hotel. He when then repeatedly shot by hidden snipers, and his body was promptly, and secretively cleaned up. Great experience!
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  • Its primary working president's residence & also have beautiful architectural design in the world. (its my an indian think)
  • This is so amazing place the castles, muesums and the history of Soviet Union is interesting and delightful ,this is a sheen delight to visit in such good weather and so beautiful place

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