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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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Phone Number: (495) 624-55-03
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Good with focus on history, not current government

Lots of history here, nice old buildings, hard to miss. Don’t expect to see much about the current government, indeed nothing except the helicopter landing spot. The heavy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Grenoble, France
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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of history here, nice old buildings, hard to miss. Don’t expect to see much about the current government, indeed nothing except the helicopter landing spot. The heavy security checks, the queues at the entrance and again inside, the containment to certain areas only, the tourist groups, all spoil a bit the visit, but very good overall. Note you can... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Something un believable again Seeing is believing. The largest modern day fort with all churches & cathedrals in side.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a recent Viking River Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg and while in Moscow we visited several historical sites, including the Kremlin. We were very pleasantly surprised by Moscow in general. Clean, friendly people, interesting sites. We always thought of the Kremlin as a "building" where the government was housed. How wonderful to learn that it is a roughly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Full of museum churches, full of stories, the armoury chamber, the diamond fund and of course the Kremlin palace itself. We went on a rainy day and that made it all a bit too ....wet but since there are so many buildings to visit you can stay away from the rain most of the time. Only problem was with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ticket lines can be long, so better to buy tickets online well in advance. Inside the Kremlin is Cathedral Square with several churches around it is, the Armoury (separate tickets required) and the Diamond Fund (separate tickets required). The churches around Cathedral Square are excellent; however, can get very crowded at times. In each church/sightseeing spot are information leaflets in... More 

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Amritsar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kremlin is situated just next to the Red Square. It is said to be the oldest square in Moscow where high and mighty lived during earlier times. It has four churches and palaces of king and queen. There is a beautiful garden called Alexander garden.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the Kremlin Armoury and Diamond Fund in the morning, then Cathedral Square in the afternoon. Very busy day but we saw as much as possible. Some difficulty negotiating around large tour groups to get to see exhibits noted on Audio guide. Not all churches/cathedrals open. Some have timed tours. Both areas have a limit on tickets allowed each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Again this place had so much history. From the offices of Mr Putin, the church containing the remains of 47 Tzars to the fantastic Faberge eggs and the wedding dress of Catherine the great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Moscow Kremlin in Red Square so very beautiful by night tour the lights so nice during our day tour is more beautiful full of nice colour architecture the best in Moscow is Red Square

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lot of things you can see inside Kremlin walls: extra paid museums (Diamond fund, Armoury), lot of Orthodox Churches, Tsar-Kolokol, Tsar-Pushka and some nice views of the city outside.

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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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.