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“Arguably the greatest citadel in the world”

Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
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US$90.00*
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3 Hour Kremlin Tour with Local Private Guide
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US$128.00*
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Private Walking Tour of Moscow Including The Kremlin and Red Square
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US$58.42*
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Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin
Ranked #6 of 2,451 things to do in Moscow
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Everything - the walls and the towers (see my other review), the churches and the cathedrals, the museums, the Tsar-Cannon and the Tsar-Bell - is a masterpiece in its own right. Some places house Russian government facilities and are closed to the public, but apparently plans are underway to change that. The recent demolition of a Soviet-era building near the Spasskaya tower has resulted in pretty nice views of the rear of the tower and the surrounding buildings. The only foreign object is the Kremlin Palace from the Khrushchev era.

You will need to deposit large bags and backpacks at the storage facility near the entrance at the Kutafya tower. Please note that you exit at the Spasskaya tower, which is a bit of a walk.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Please don't visit the Kremlin without a guide. There is so much to know about all the beautiful historical Palaces, Churches, Cathedral and objects, that it would be a pity not to be informed about them. Plan at least a half day to spent there.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The most enjoyable thing for me was that when you are in the complex,you are in 500 meters distance to Mr.Putin! Other churches and visiting sites are not the thing that I expected.
Churches are fantastic for their own but you visit a lot of churches in Moscow and this churches won't be enjoyable for you.
I recommend to put it in your empty time.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is the most beautiful visit to do in Moscow.The Kremlin is a really spectacular place to enjoy and to know more about Russian history and politics.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Book your tickets online if you want to see the museums and armory specially in summer. A good season is late autumn and late winter as per local guide

Thank Malay P
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