Astrakhan Kremlin, Astrakhan

4.8
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
Discover what life was like in the 19th-century military reservation at Astrakhan Kremlin. For centuries, the fortress was an inapproachable stronghold on the Russian southern border. It became a part of the historical and architectural reservation museum in 1980. See the clothes and other artifacts that belonged to peoples of the Lower Volga, and the elements of soldiers' armaments and ammunition. Check out the exhibit dedicated to the history of civil commotion and corporal punishments. Apart from two museums and fortification walls, the complex features seven towers, officer's houses,and soldier's barracks, as well as several cathedrals, churches, chapels, and a house of clergy. Work out when and for how long to visit Astrakhan Kremlin and other Astrakhan attractions using our handy Astrakhan travel itinerary planner.
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  • Pretty nice place with museums, chapels, and churches. Don't miss, but preferably get an English-speaking guide or you will miss a lot.  more »
  • Lovely icon walls in the cathedral, small but informative museums, tasty kvass sold out on the yard.  more »
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  • Quite an interesting old castle. It's really old. Also there are some churches inside. Recommend to visit!
  • Absolutely beautiful, with historical architecture and wide spaces that reveal a gem at the heart of Astrakhan.

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