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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. To visit Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml) and get the most from your holiday in Moscow, create itinerary details personal to you using our Moscow trip itinerary planner.
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  • When you imagine a what the Kremlin could be before you arrive, its not necessarily this. Its still worth a half day visit though, and you will see some special things inside.  more »
  • Seeing it so many times on TV and in movies, couldn't believe we were here! Every building in the Kremlin is impressive. The cathedral square is mesmerizing with the three beautiful cathedrals facing ...  more »
  • You pay 500 r per person (or 700 of you like to see the armory). We didn't visit the armory, if you do you have to leave your bag in the luggage room. You can spend a couplet of hours here, everything...  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