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The Cathedral Of The Archangel Michael Feb 12, 2017
The Cathedral of the Archangel (Russian: Arkhangelsky sobor) is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Archangel Michael.

It is located in Cathedral Square in Kremlin between the Great Kremlin Palace and the Ivan the Great Bell Tower.

Here was the main necropolis of the Tsars of Russia until the relocation of the capital to St. Petersburg. It was constructed between 1505 and 1508 by design of Italian architect Aleviz Fryazin Noviy on the spot of an older cathedral that was built in 1333.

For me it was interesting to see the fresco call "Serbian miracle workers". That fresco display St. Sava (Serbian prince Rastko Nemanjić) and his father Stefan Nemanja known by his monk name as Venerable Simeon. This is a large fresco, made from 1652 till 1666.

Also, there is a fresco that represent Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović who led Serbian army which confronted a massive invading army of the Ottoman Empire commanded by Sultan Murat I in famous Battle of Kosovo on 28 June 1389.

Both fresco is in northeast part of cathedral. If I correctly remember (photo not allowed) in last pillar in front of altar. From entrance first is fresco "Serbian miracle workers" just above the sarcophagus. And fresco St. Lazar is behind same pillar but higher placed.

Life of St. Sava in book call Life (Serbian: Žitije), who was by Nicene patriarch 1219th appointed as the first Serbian archbishop, is studied on all Russian universities and schools. Here are also studied and the memory of his father Simeon call Tripikon, talking about how to deal with Hilandar and Nomokanon, which is said to be the first Serbian Proceedings Act witch author is St. Sava Serbsky.

Address: Moscow, Russia, 103073

Phone: +7 965 150-00-71

Website: http://www.kreml.ru/
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The Cathedral of the Annunciation Feb 13, 2017
The Cathedral of the Annunciation (Russian: Благовещенский собор, read: Blagoveschensky sobor) is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Annunciation of the Theotokos. It is located on the southwest side of Cathedral Square. It was built in 1484-89 in the time of Ivan the Third.

The most characteristic feature of the building is its nine golden domes, and roof with rich kokoshnik ornamentation in an ogive form.

The main value of this cathedral has a large iconostasis, which includes icons of the 14th-17th centuries, including the ones painted by Andrei Rublev, St. Theophanes the Greek and Prokhor and many unknown painters. The fifth (lowest) row is pieced by a silver door, behind which is the old staircase to the Tsar’s personal chambers.

Address Kremlin. Sobornaya Square.

Website http://www.kreml.ru/
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The Cathedral Of The Dormition Of The Theotokos Feb 12, 2017
The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos (Russian: Uspensky sobor) is a Russian Orthodox cathedral and it is dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos (Blessed Virgin Mary). It is located on north side of Cathedral Square.

The cathedral is 45 m high. It has three naves, five domes, the high and light hall without choir loft. In the basement there are windows. It build as the central church in the Moscow state in 15th century. The model for building was ancient cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Vladimir, former capital.

Inside, the church decoration is dominated by its fresco painting and it was made in 1626—27 by several Russian artists: D. Timopheev, F. Savin, T. Gavrilov, N. Istomin. One of the oldest is icon with the bust of Saint George dates from the 12th century. The iconostasis dates from 1547, but its two highest tiers are later additions from 1626 and 1653/1654 under Patriarch Nikon. Near the south entrance to the Cathedral is the Monomach Throne of Ivan IV build in 1551.

The entrance is free but it is not aloud to take a photos inside of Cathedral.

Website: http://www.kreml.ru/
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Terem Churches Feb 12, 2017
Terem churches is very interesting religious building. I never see nothing like this before.

Some interesting information:

Terem churches is a complex of churches build on the West from the church of the Deposition of the Robe. It can be spotted by its 11 golden cupolas.

These churches are located at different levels and connected with the passages:

1. Five southern cupolas belong to the Verkhospassky Cathedral;

2. The central cupola belongs to the church of Crucifixion of Jesus Christ that is situated to the north from the Verkhospassky Cathedral;

3. The church of the Resurrection Slovusheye is situated to the north from the church of Crucifixion of Jesus Christ and has five northern cupolas.

4. The Church of St. Ekaterina the Great Martyr that is on the tsarina’s hall way (“On Senyakh”) is located below the Church of the Resurrection Slovusheye and its apses face the western porch of the church of the Deposition of the Robe.

Address: Moscow, Russia, 103073

Phone: +7 965 150-00-71

Website: http://www.kreml.ru/
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The Kremlin Feb 12, 2017
The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Moskovskiy Kreml) or simply the Kremlin is a historic complex at the heart of Moscow from witch the modern city develops trough century. This complex is framed by the Moskva River (on south), Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square (on east) and the Alexander Garden (on west part).

It is the best known of kremlins (Russian citadels) and includes four palaces, four cathedrals and the enclosing walls and towers. The complex serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation.

Notice: Regular price is 350 RRuble, if you have a ISIC or ITIC card you can enter with only 100 RRuble.

Address: Moscow, Russia, 103073

Phone: +7 965 150-00-71

Website: http://www.kreml.ru/
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The Tzar Bell Feb 13, 2017
The Tzar Bell (Russian: Царь–колокол, read: Tsar-kolokol), well known feature of Kremlin is also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol or or Royal Bell.

The bell is a 6.14 m high and 6.6m wide with weigh of 201,924 kg.

It was made of bronze, but it was broken during casting and has never been rung. The bell is currently the largest bell in the world.

The Tsar Bell is located between the Ivan the Great Bell Tower and the Kremlin Wall.
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Church of the Deposition of the Robe Feb 12, 2017
I notice many churches within Kremlin walls.

The Church of the Deposition of the Robe is another church within Kremlin complex. This is also Russian Orthodox church.

It is belief that this church was build in 1484-1485 by masters from Pskov.

The church is a cross-building single-domed church (hood-shaped cupola) and it have four columns.

Today in the church are displayed a various wood sculptures from the 14th to 19th century.

Phone: 74956954146

Website: http://www.kreml.ru/
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Orthodox Kremlin Feb 12, 2017
It was absolute enjoy visit Kremlin and explore this incredible place. I have opportunity to visit and Kremlin famous cathedral. It was very helpful to have a fantastic host and guide like my friend Jelena.

Three Russian Orthodox cathedrals, together with the six other buildings surrounding the main cathedral square in Kremlin. There are: 1. The Cathedral of the Dormition; 2. Cathedral of the Annunciation and 3. Cathedral of the Archangel Michael. There are also two Russian Orthodox churches of the Metropolitans and Patriarchs of Moscow: the Church of the Twelve Apostles and Church of the Deposition of the Virgin's Robe.

Address: Moscow, Russia, 103073

Phone: +7 965 150-00-71

Website: http://www.kreml.ru/
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Unexpected Beauty Dec 26, 2012
I wasn't sure what to expect as I queued up for my ticket into the Kremlin and I was umming and ahhing over which ticket to buy (The Cathedral Square - 350 Rubles or the Armory chamber - 700 Rubles), when I realised that the Armory ticket didn't include the cathedrals as well I opted to pay the cheaper price and spend a couple of hours walking around the grounds and cathedrals.

I was very pleasently surprised with the beauty of the cathedrals both inside and out but slightly disappointed that photography was not allowed inside. There are guards everywhere that are quick to tell you when you've wandered somewhere you shouldn't have and you can often find tour groups inside that you can latch onto if you understand the language. Each cathedral (Assumption, Annunciation, and Archangel) has a leaflet inside, available in several different languages, that detail the important features of the building so it is also easy to do a self-guided tour.

My friend had trouble with the toilets and said they were very unpleasant and she wasn't happy that she had to pay for the pleasure of using them so maybe go beforehand in the nearby shopping centre or one of the many restaurants. Otherwise, enjoy your trip to the Kremlin, it's a must-do of Moscow!
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Johnpro Johnpro
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A highlight of Moscow ! Apr 14, 2012
A highlight of Moscow !

Nice place to visit in a huge area !

A lot of churches in the Kremlin and strictly guards watching you if you follow and walk in the walking lines !! Sounds strange but it's true :) Just did the mistake to get out and

he whistle to me and to many more peoples .

I visit the churches but prohibited to take pictures from inside ! Anyway ...

Also been to patriarch palace and some museums !

And a helpful link about the history of Kremlin :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow_Kremlin

I recommended because is a Moscow highlight :)

As say always one picture thousand of worlds .
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Moscow Kremlin Jun 09, 2009
Quick, first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Moscow Kremlin.

As a child of 1980's America its the Cold War, the KGB, the dark and shadowy corners of Russia. And while there is some degree of that that surely still takes place (as evidenced by current events in June 2010), the Moscow Kremlin is much more than that.

The only way to enter and visit the Kremlin is via buying a ticket from one of the booths near some of the towers. While you won't be able to wander about the halls of Russian government, a basic ticket does get you entry to the grounds and the major Cathedrals of tzarist Russia (Assumption, Annunciation, and Archangel - although the Annunciation Cathedral was closed when I was there), a treat in and of themselves.

For extra admission, the Armory (Russian jewel and artwork collections, including the Fabergé egg colletion) and the Arsenal (ancient and captured weapons) Museums may also be visited.

Making it to Moscow and skipping the Kremlin really should not be an option.
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vances says:
Excellent photos --- looked like a brilliant day!
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A must see in Moscow! Aug 06, 2007
Just every old and large city in Russia has a Kremlin, it is a major fortified central complex were the government is based. The Kremlin in Moscow is most famous, at first it was home of the Tsars, after that it became the official residence of the president.

The Kremlin in Moscow overlooks the Moskva River at the south, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square at the east and the Alexander Garden at the west. The Kremlin holds four palaces and four cathedrals and is surrounded by a Kremlin wall with Kremlin towers.

The cathedrals were built around the 12th century, but Stalin destroyed them all in 1933. The churches that can be seen today are all reconstructions. My personal favorite part of the Kremlin is the 17th century Terem Palace and the cluster of eleven gold domes of the Church of the Saviour, which was reserved for the use of the tsar’s family.

Entrance to the Kremlin isn’t free, you have to get tickets at a shack near the main Kremlin Tower. Here you have to decide whether you just want to walk around without having entrance to any of the buildings, if you want to have a ticket that gives entrance to some of the buildings, or a ticket that gives entrance to all buildings.

Be patient while standing in line for the tickets tour guides keep barging in and they will get served first by the ones selling the tickets, even if it is your turn. You’ll only get equal respect if you are just as loud and rude as the tour guides and ticket selling people. This means you’ll only stand a chance if you are at least part Russian ;)
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