Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow

4.7
Enclosing the world-famous complex of buildings at the heart of Moscow, Kremlin Walls and Towers remains arguably the most symbolic architectural structure in Russian history. Originally a simple wooden fence with a few guard towers, the red brick wall visible today dates back to the 15th century. Constructed by Italian master builders Antonio Fryazin and Pietro Solari, the wall and its 20 towers provide protection for the enclosed cathedrals, palaces, and gardens, collectively designated as a World Heritage Site. Point your camera at the four remaining gate towers, still boasting their communist-era ruby stars. For a different view of the city's skyline, visit the southern section of the wall, facing the Moscow River. Arrange your visit to Kremlin Walls and Towers and discover more family-friendly attractions in Moscow using our Moscow trip itinerary builder app.
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  • Kremlin is one of the most famous symbols of Moscow and for a good reason. You have to check it out from the inside and outside if you want to get a good feel of Russian capital. I’ve been in Moscow.....  more »
  • There is so much to take in the first time, so just explore. And it will be free! Then you can tour St. Basel Cathedral and/or inside the Kremlin next time. Stroll through GUM department store as...  more »

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