Interested in Moscow?
We'll send you updates with the latest deals, reviews and articles for Moscow each week.
Other recent lists by Ducky70:
Lists you may be interested in:
Moscow is one of the nicest cities in the world with a population of more than 10 million people. The heart of Moscow, Red Square, Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral. With one of the best travel conditions in the world, Moscow attracts visitors all year round from all over the world.
Beautiful streets, exciting theme parks, non-stop shopping, souvenirs spectacular sights, as well as the dynamic nightlife, as our famous city can look so different at night than in daytime, most buildings covered by seizing the historical background of Moscow.
Tour of the territory of the Moscow Kremlin's Cathedral Square, with a visit to the Assumption, Archangel and Annunciation Cathedral, just as you will see the Grand Kremlin Palace, the home church, Arsenal, Tsar Bell Tsar Cannon, Alexander Garden.
Red Square - a central area of Moscow. It is to the eastern wall of the Kremlin, where the State Historical Museum, the GUM building and St. Basil's Blessed. Red Square for centuries served as the arena important events of history.
The appearance of Red Square is the end of 15 th century, when order of Tsar Ivan III were demolished wooden buildings around Kremlin, threatened the royal residence of the constant fire.
In their place on the eastern walls of the Kremlin was organized area for retail trade. Originally it was called -- Trade, and in 16 th century it began to call the Trinity, because in the southern part area was Trinity Church. Red Square became known as only in the 17 century.
In defensive purposes in the 1508-1516 years before the Kremlin wall was
dug trench depth of 12 meters, combined the Moscow River with the river
Neglinka. This moat, with two walled sides, was filled
after the war of 1812. In the northern side of the square
China-town, but on the eastern side of the rows of stalls trading
premises. In the years 1555-1560 on the south side of Red Square,
in place of the church of the Holy Trinity, Russian architects Barma and Postnik was
built St. Basil's Cathedral.
During the 30 years the 16 th century on Red Square was built platform,
named place of execution. This platform served as a kind
podium to announce the most important government decrees and
ceremonies. Near the place of a skull on the timber scaffolding
some executions were carried out. In its current form there is a place of execution
in 1786, after its restructuring, designed by architect M. Kazakov.
It is a round stone elevation to the area
surrounded by railings, and stairs.
Since 1918, here in the holidays were regularly held parades
and demonstrations of workers. This is where the parade took place on 7 November 1941, whose members left the area directly
the front line, and a parade in honor of our victory June 24, 1945, has also
In 1924, in Red Square, in front of the Kremlin wall
by Alexander Schuseva was built wooden mausoleum,
which was buried by Comrade Lenin. In 1929-1930 years Mausoleum
was rebuilt in granite, and in 1930-1931 have been established
rostrum of the shrine, designed by architect B. Frenchman.
At the same time along the Kremlin wall, planted spruce, and Red Square,
previously cobblestone, covered with blocks.
State departments store on the Red square. This is a monument of architecture. This is a comfortable sitting area with restaurants and cafes. It is an art gallery and venue for cultural events.
The best hotel