Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow

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#4 of 357 in Historic Sites in Moscow
Historic Site · Architectural Building
Enclosing the world-famous complex of buildings at the heart of Moscow, Kremlin Walls and Towers remains arguably the most symbolic architectural structure in Russian history. Originally a simple wooden fence with a few guard towers, the red brick wall visible today dates back to the 15th century. Constructed by Italian master builders Antonio Fryazin and Pietro Solari, the wall and its 20 towers provide protection for the enclosed cathedrals, palaces, and gardens, collectively designated as a World Heritage Site. Point your camera at the four remaining gate towers, still boasting their communist-era ruby stars. For a different view of the city's skyline, visit the southern section of the wall, facing the Moscow River. Arrange your visit to Kremlin Walls and Towers and discover more family-friendly attractions in Moscow using our Moscow trip itinerary builder app.
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  • While you take a stroll here you see the spectacular walls and buildings of the Kremlin. It is an empowering feeling while you are here. This place is full of history dating back many decades. The...  more »
  • In one word - world famous and first grade Moscow attraction. Whether you're visiting the Russian capital for the first time or you're repeating, it's a must do. Kremlin is a Russian word for a...  more »

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