Moscow Kremlin tour
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The Kremlin is the true heart of Moscow and the whole Russia. History and modernity, different cultures and traditions, spiritual and secular lives have intertwined here. Each stone of the magnificent ensemble of cathedrals and chambers keeps a history of greatness from different eras of Russia.
The walls and towers of the Kremlin survived through many fires, raids and wars. Gradually, a small village called “Moscow”, located within the walls of the Kremlin, became the capital of mighty Russia, and the monumental Kremlin was included into the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. Massive walls, majestic chambers, golden-domed cathedrals and ancient towers form a unique operating museum, administrative and political complex that bears many legends and secrets. No visitor will remain indifferent to the beauty of the gorgeous Kremlin.
During the tour of the Moscow Kremlin you will visit the Cathedral square and the churches: the Assumption Cathedral, where the coronation of the Russian emperors took place, the Archangel Cathedral – the burial vault of the Grand Princes, the Annunciation Cathedral, Ivan the Great Bell tower and the Patriarch’s Chambers. You will definitely appreciate the grandeur of the Tsar bell and the Tsar cannon, admire the unique treasures of the Armory, enjoy the beauty of the famous Kremlin’s towers (including Kutafya and Troitskaya towers, which are especially popular among tourists). The tour will introduce you to various pages of Russian history and will help to understand the cultural, historical and architectural values of monuments, located in the Kremlin. At the same time, our professional friendly guide knows how to turn any routine excursion into a fascinating journey, so you can be sure that exciting stories, surprising facts, beautiful photos and vivid impressions will stay with you for a long time.
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The Assumption Cathedral
The strict, monumental silhouette of the golden-domed Assumption Cathedral reigns over the surrounding palaces and churches in the Cathedral square of the Kremlin – the ancient citadel of Moscow. The cathedral was built in 1479 by order of Grand Prince of Moscow Ivan III by specially invited Italian architect Aristotle Fioravanti.
For six centuries the Assumption Cathedral remained the state and religious center of Russia: the great princes were proclaimed and later tsars and emperors were crowned here. Bishops, metropolitans and patriarchs were raised to their dignity, state acts were announced and prayers before military campaigns and in honor of the victories were held in the Assumption Cathedral.
The murals of the cathedral, its icons and various utensils are considered to be the works of art of world importance. Your attention will be attracted by magnificent frescoes, a unique iconostasis, the portrait gallery of princes and kings that were buried here and other works of ancient Russian art.
The Annunciation Cathedral
In the southern part of the Cathedral square stands the Annunciation Cathedral, one of the oldest and richest in works of art monuments of the Moscow Kremlin. The temple is famous for its magnificent murals that were already mentioned as long ago as in the early 15th century. You will see drawings by famous such artists as Theophanes the Greek, Andrei Rublev and Prokhor of Gorodets. These outstanding masters did not only painted walls, but also created icons for the local iconostasis, which can rightly be called a masterpiece of Russian art.
The Archangel Cathedral
Ivan the Great Bell Tower (from the outside)
The Armory *
The Armory Chamber is a Museum-Treasury, which contains precious objects that are closely connected with the history of the Russian state and for centuries formed the Treasury of the Royal dynasty of Russia. This is one of the world’s leading museums of its kind and is considered as a national pride. Its rich collection includes state regalia, coronation dresses, carriages, Russian works of art made of gold and silver, arms and armor, Faberge eggs and ambassadorial gifts from the ambassadors of different countries of the world. No tour of the Moscow Kremlin is complete without a visit to the Armory.
- Pay a remarkable visit to the historical and actual center of Moscow
- See some of the Russia’s most recognizible symblos with your own eyes
- Be impressed by magnificent Russian architecture of various times and epochs organically combined in one place
- Find out where Russian tsars, leaders and presidents lived and worked
- Make a selfie with the biggest cannon in the world
- An exciting visit to the Russia’s most renowned museum
- A friendly professional guide that will help you to immerse into Russian history without boring facts and tedious numbers
- A comprehensive tour of all of the Kremlin’s most significant landmarks
- Plenty of positive emotions and vivid impressions
- Personal acquaintance with Mr. Vladimir Putin
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