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Attractions and Things to Do in Kremlin, Moscow

Prachi Dharap Aug 13, 2019
Kremlin is a fortified complex in the heart of the Russian capital, Moscow. It is a tourist's dream destination where you can explore the powerful history behind the striking cathedrals and palaces. The complex also serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation.

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The Kremlin territory occupies an area of 27 hectares, full of grand architecture and rich history. Most of it is accessible to the tourists.

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The red walls of the Moscow Red Square, are iconic. The largest and most famous square in Russia, it now hosts markets, festivals, and celebrations.

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Preserved corpse of the Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, who transformed Russia into a socialist state, is housed at the Lenin's Mausoleum on the Red Square.
The exemplary rainbow colored domes of the Saint Basil's Cathedral resemble the flames of a bonfire.
The Cathedral of the Archangel is a Russian Orthodox church built in between 1505-1508. Its interiors are overwhelming due to the abundant display of paintings.

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Completed in the 1600s, Ivan the Great Bell Tower is 81-meter in height and the tallest tower and structure of Kremlin.
Opened in 1967, the Diamond Fund is a unique collection of gems, jewelry and natural nuggets. It also houses the renowned Orlov diamond.
Kremlin Armoury is one of the oldest museums for weapons, jewelry, and extravagant items. Established in 1851, it is now a part of Moscow Kremlin Museums.

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Alexander Garden is a memorial to the tragedy of WWII. Along with sculptures, it also holds the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Eternal Flame.