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Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Address: Red Square, Moscow 103073, Russia
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+7 495 624-55-03
10:00 - 17:00
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Fri - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Moscow's most famous historical and political landmark, the Kremlin is a...

Moscow's most famous historical and political landmark, the Kremlin is a walled-in complex of cathedrals, palaces and government offices, with several buildings open to the public, including the Armoury, Patriarch's Palace and the State Kremlin Palace.

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Gorgeous and lots of history

Excellent attraction on a sunny day. You can go inside the Kremlin which is an open area with several beautiful churches which you can enter and look around, the Tzar-Bell, and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent attraction on a sunny day. You can go inside the Kremlin which is an open area with several beautiful churches which you can enter and look around, the Tzar-Bell, and the Tzar-Cannon are there too. Tip: book your ticket online or use the machine at the entrance, the lines to the cashier can be huge. Another tip: you're required... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Getting the tickets is a bit confusing, because separate tickets are needed for the different attractions. However once you are in, you are surrounded by the essence of Russia. The Kremlin Palace, where the President has his office, three cathedrals and the armoury-- and of course the big cannon and the even larger bell. Wonderful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much to take pictures of. Lots of history. We went during the holidays, they had a Christmas market on Red Square, even a place to ice skate.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A regular visitor to Moscow I've been there done that but a second visit proved very interesting.The history is unbelievable as are the sights within this very special place but avoid in winter as you'll get frozen to death and it spoils an otherwise superb national asset. And go with an organised tour or get a good independent guide, doing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

well preserved and beautifully decorated, definitely worth a visit . Try to find a warmer day than we did as you need sometime outside to see the total picture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tickets can be purchased from the glass, modern looking building prior to entering the Kremlin over the bridge. You can either test the language skills from the person behind the counter or use the machine to purchase tickets (accepting Credit Cards). Separate tickets need to be purchased for the armoury. General admission tickets are only valid for entering the Cathedral... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We especially enjoyed the Armoury Museum and were delighted to see our first Fabergė pieces there. You can walk round the perimeter in places. Don't forget to look out for Putin's helicopter landing pad within the grounds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loctaed on the banks of river Moskva, this is the seat from where all the czars and rulers controlled Russia for ages. The Entire area needs about 2-3 hours to be seen. The Kremlin entrance is very grand. Tickets can be purchased in the entrance. Its advisable to buy tickets for the cathedrals, Diamond fund and the armoury museum. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Red Square Kremlin was the must-see destination on our trip to Moscow. We were sure that will reach it fast and easy, but we have mistaken. At the box office there was a huge queue and we bought tickets at the terminal, where they were more expensive and were without benefits. At the entrance to the Kremlin... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an absolute must visit if you're in Moscow. The history, the architecture, the culture is nothing short of amazing. First take a walk around the outside of the several cathedrals that are situated within the thick red brick walls of The Kremlin, then go inside these cathedrals and you will be totally blown away by the religious iconography... More 

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This small yet important neighbourhood is full of state institutions and offices. To understand where modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as well.
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