Sights & Attractions in Moscow

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Things to Do in Kremlin/Red Square

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Alexander Garden
Laid out in the 19th century by the Russian architect Osip Bove...
Gardens / Arboretums Kremlin/Red Square
 
Amusement Palace
Behind the State Kremlin Palace stands this smaller palace used...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin/Red Square
 
Annunciation Cathedral
This remarkable monument of Russian architecture, linking three...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Armory Chamber
The oldest and richest museum in the Kremlin was founded in 1806...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin/Red Square
 
Arsenal
Commissioned in 1701 by Peter the Great, the weapons arsenal...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Assumption Cathedral
This dominating structure is one of the oldest edifices of the...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Borovitskaya Tower
The main entrance to the Kremlin rises to more than 150 feet...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Cathedral of the Archangel
This five-dome cathedral was commissioned by Ivan the Great (1440–1505)...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles
Built in 1655–56 by Patriarch Nikon, this was his private church...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Cathedral Square
The ancient center of the Kremlin complex is framed by three...
Squares Kremlin/Red Square
 
Church of the Deposition of the Virgin's Robe
This single-dome church was built in 1484–86 by masters from...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Diamond Fund
In 1922 the fledgling Soviet government established this amazing...
Museums / Galleries Kremlin/Red Square
 
Great Kremlin Palace
The palace actually consists of a group of buildings. The main...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin/Red Square
 
GUM
Pronounced "goom," the initials are short for Gosudarstvenny...
Stores / Malls Kremlin/Red Square
 
Historical Museum
You may recognize these twin towers if you've ever caught clips...
Museums / Galleries Kremlin/Red Square
 
Ivan the Great Bell Tower
The octagonal main tower of the tallest structure in the Kremlin...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Kutafya Tower
This white bastion, erected in 1516, once defended the approach...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Lenin Mausoleum
Except for a brief interval during World War II, when his body...
Memorials / Monuments Kremlin/Red Square
 
Lobnoye Mesto
The name of the strange, round, white-stone dais in front of...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Kremlin/Red Square
 
Minin and Pozharsky statue
In 1818 sculptor Ivan Martos built this statue honoring Kuzma...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Kremlin/Red Square
 
Patriarch's Palace
Adjoining the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles, the Patriarch's...
Museums / Galleries Kremlin/Red Square
 
Red Square
Famous for the grand military parades staged here during the...
Squares Kremlin/Red Square
 
Resurrection Gates
These gates, which formed part of the Kitai Gorod defensive wall...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Sobakina Tower
More than 180 feet high, the Sobakina (formerly Arsenal) Tower...
Military Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
St. Basil's Cathedral
The proper name of this whimsical structure is Church of the...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
State Kremlin Palace
In 1961 this rectangular structure of glass and aluminum was...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin/Red Square
 
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Dedicated on May 9, 1967, the 22nd anniversary of the Russian...
Memorials / Monuments Kremlin/Red Square
 
Tower of the Savior
Until Boris Yeltsin's presidency (1991–99) this 1491 tower served...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Troitskaya Tower
Rising 240 feet, this is the tallest bashnya (tower) in the Kremlin...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Tsar Bell
The world's largest bell is also the world's most silent: it...
Memorials / Monuments Kremlin/Red Square
 
Tsar Cannon
This huge piece of artillery (pushka) has the largest caliber...
Military Sites Kremlin/Red Square
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