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Kremlin Walls and Towers

#13 of 2,284 things to do in Moscow
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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Address: Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
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Phone Number: 095 924 55 03
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Kremlin's redbrick walls and 18 towers were built at the end of the...

The Kremlin's redbrick walls and 18 towers were built at the end of the 15th century by the Italian craftsmen Pietro Antonio Solari and Antonio Fryazin. The famous Spasskaya (Saviour) Tower is the main and official entrance to the Kremlin and its symbol.

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Walking round the Kremlin walls is a really great way to spend some time. There are lots of points of interest to see if you walk round the perimeter. These include the Tomb of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking round the Kremlin walls is a really great way to spend some time. There are lots of points of interest to see if you walk round the perimeter. These include the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Lenin's Tomb and lots of great photo opportunities and pretty gardens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a walk on the bridge over the Moscow River. You can get spectacular views of the Kremlin walls and towers. At night, the Kremlin it dramatically illuminated.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The historical walls are too long to walk around. Better take taxi or horse cart. otherwise, riding along Moscow River and the Walls gives a very good feeling of travel in Russia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kremlin walls and towers was really tall an asbeautifill as they were tall.also thet have more intrsetung history

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After countless views on movies and photos, to step inside the Kremlin and view the various attractions was awesome. Red Square was impressive... St Basel was exhilirating and all the exhibits and structures inside the Kremlin were very thot provoking. We hired an english-speaking guide and it was worthwhile as she had fantastic knowledge of Russian history. A must visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone who has considered visiting Russia and Moscow, should do it without hesitation. The initial visa requirements is a pain and can be expensive but beyond that it is worth doing it. As you walk around the walls beyond Red Square, with the Moscow River on your left and the red walls on your right with the golden halos of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are wandering around Moscow, you will see these quite a few times. Just nothing special really.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't realize that the Kremlin includes numerous buildings, such as cathedrals and museums. Of course, there are also government offices and residences. The grounds are clean, it's easy walking (but a lot of walking) and there's plenty to see. I was also surprised that the cathedrals are not traditional cathedrals -- they are more museum than cathedral. You can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have a walk all the way round thr Kremlin and the take an open top bus tour to see the walls around the Kremlin from the other side as well as other amazing buildings around the Kremlin such as the old KGB building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wall stretches around the Kremlin covering a large area in an irregular triangle. The walls are huge and along the walls are differently designed impressive towers. A sight to be seen all by itself in spite of all that is to be seen inside the walls.

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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.