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The Ensemble of a Belltower of Ivan the Great

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Dvortsovaya St., 1Zh, Moscow 103073, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We saw the bell towers from inside the Kremlin premises. They look royal and imposing. Not sure if people can go inside it. We didn't have enough time to explore the towers from closeby.

Thank nikhil_malhotra
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This dominate the Kremlin skyline. In the 1600 by orders of Tsar Boris Godunov, it was over and reached the height of 81 meters. In a devstating fire in 1700 the bell cracked and since then has remained near the belltower.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed August 10, 2018

So... it's quite complicated to get a ticket: you need to be in the ticket office 45min before the tour start (there are info panels around in the ticket office) then you still need to get into the Kremlin passing through the scan, which can...More

Thank Baffus79
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The bell tower and annex was built in 1505 and is 266 ft high. It is easily seen while walking about Moscow. We were not able to enter during our time in Moscow.

Thank deborah r
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Another monument in the Kremlin complex the huge bell tower built by Ivan the great . Need separate ticket to go inside.

Thank yesarar
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Despite not getting a ticket to go inside, the fact that this tall structure can be appreciated from ground level is a bonus because there’s so much to do inside the walls of the Kremlin, we may not have found time to squeeze it in...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

This is the tallest and one of the mostimpressive structures on our visit from the ground but getting an entrance ticket on our day was impossible as (contrary to what we had been told) they had been booked out in advance. Back on the boat...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed November 12, 2017

This is another of the most impressive structures in the Cathedral Square. Getting a ticket to go inside and up the tower seems very challenging, however, and I was unsuccessful in my attempts. But still looks good even from the ground level.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed October 29, 2017

There was an exhibit of outstanding Japanese Kimonos when we visited in Sept. Some really incredible design work on them. Very intricate. Can't imagine how long some of the work must have taken.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed September 6, 2017

According to the ticket office you can only buy a ticket for the next timed entrance and not further in advance, and tickets go on sale 45 minutes in advance of the start of a session. After 4 attempts to get a ticket I gave...More

Thank JuliaD_UK
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