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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  • When it comes to Moscow or Russia, it certainly comes to mind. The tickets cost 500 Toulouse cloth, and the day of the visit was the ancestral defender's day, so the soldiers felt a bit more and saw many passages guarded.
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  • The Kremlin advertised the erstwhile glamour of the Russian Empire, which has revived recently. Exhibits both externally (cannons, the great Tsar Cannon, the largest Bell in the world, etc.) and internal (priceless historical and monetary value treasures within the Treasury). Photography is prohibited strictly to within ...
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  • So many churches and treasures... but be aware that within Kreml walls there are hardly any cafes or places to get any food.  more »
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  • The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Моско́вский Кремль, tr. Moskovskiy Kreml, IPA: [mɐˈskofskʲɪj krʲemlʲ]), usually referred to as the Kremlin, is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west. It is the best known of the kremlins (Russian citadels) and includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. Also within this complex is the Grand Kremlin Palace that was formerly the tsar's Moscow residence. The complex serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation. The name "Kremlin" means "fortress inside a city", and is often also used metonymically to refer to the government of the Russian Federation in a similar sense to how "White House" is used to refer to the Executive Office of the President of the United States. It had previously been used to refer to the government of the Soviet Union (1922–1991) and its highest members (such as general secretaries, premiers, presidents, ministers, and commissars). The term "Kremlinology" refers to the study of Soviet and Russian politics.
  • It's a lifetime experience to be walking around the walls of The Kremlin. It's spectacular and really beautiful. I enjoyed each and every second to the fullest. It was really fun!
  • Amazing theater with great spaces And sound system. The building has massive thick walls with great architecture that is very well maintained. Fascinating place to visit whether you tour the Kremlin or just visit the theater. Highly recommended.
  • It's pretty and big. However I was expecting prettier churches inside. I also hopped the Armoury was bigger.
  • Went to see the armoury chamber. A beautiful beautiful place. Rich historical pieces of art in the museum. The ticket for armoury chamber only allows you to visit the museum n nothing else.. :( overall a good 2-3 hours trip. A must visit place if you are in moscow
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