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    • Kremlin View by Godfrois Engelmann. Lithograph, early 19th century.
    • Armoury Chamber.
    • A London carriage (side view). 18th century. The Armory Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin.
    • The Hat of Vladimir Monomakh, scepter and orb on display at the Moscow Kremlin's Armory
    • Vladimir Putin visits Moscow Kremlin museum reserve
    • Poland's Ambassadorial gifts. Armoury Chamber.
    • Saber and sheath by master armorer Ivan Bushuyev of Zlatoust in the Urals, 1st third of the 19th century, at the Kremlin Armory
    • A 16th century casket. Enamel. The Armory Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin.
    • Kremlin Armoury Chamber in Moscow
    • Reproduced miniature from the book The Election and Coronation of Czar and Grand Prince Mikhail Fyodorovich (1672-1673) from the collection of the Armory Chamber, the Moscow Kremlin.
    • The Terem Palace in the Moscow Kremlin
    • The Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin
    • Interior of Faceted Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin
    • The iconostasis of the Assumption Cathedral
    • The Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, as viewed from the Ivan the Great Bell Tower, which has opened to the public after restoration.
    • Moscow Kremlin's Archangel Cathedral
    • Uar Martyr side-chapel, attached to the Archangel Michael Cathedral's northern apses from the east in the middle of the 16th century, is a milestone in the history of the Moscow Kremlin and Moscow
    • Glass cup of Tsar Ivan the Terrible. the 16th century. The Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin.
    • July 7, 2009. President Dmitry Medvedev, right, and U.S. President Barack Obama on a walk in the Kremlin. The 40-tonne Tsar Cannon.
    • Tsar Bell in the Kremlin
    • Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia, center, releasing white doves in the honor of the Annunciation Day after the Divine Liturgy in the Annunciation Cathedral of Moscow Kremlin.
    • Patriarch's Chambers and Twelve Apostles Church
    • Exhibition Sovereign cavaliers. Foreign orders held by Russian emperors being underway at the One-Pillar Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin's Patriarch Palace.
    • The painting Port La Valetta on the Malta Island by Ivan Aivazovsky (1844) at the exhibition Malthusian Order Treasures. Nine Centuries of Serving Faith and Mercy, the Cross Chamber of the Patriarchal Palace in the Kremlin Museums.
    • Avax scout plane and Su-27 Flanker fighters
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    The first annalistic record of Moscow traces back to 1147. Originally, the Kremlin was a wooden fortress. As time went on, its oak walls were replaced with white limestone. The Kremlin was given its modern outlook after rebuilding at the end of the 15th century.
    Above: Kremlin View by Godfrois Engelmann. Lithograph, early 19th century. Museum of History and Reconstruction of Moscow.

    On March 10, 1806, Emperor Alexander I ordered to turn the Moscow Kremlin into a museum. The large complex comprises the Armoury Chamber, the Assumption, Annunciation and Archangel’s Cathedrals, the Church of Laying of Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower Complex and the XVIIth-century Patriarch's Palace.

    On March 10, 1806, Emperor Alexander I ordered to turn the Moscow Kremlin into a museum, as the country’s capital was in Saint Petersburg. The museum complex comprises the Armoury Chamber, the Assumption, Annunciation and Archangel’s Cathedrals, the Church of Laying of Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower Complex and the XVIIth-century Patriarch's Palace.

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    Tsar Bell, Tsar Cannon, Patriarch's Palace, Ivan the Great Bell-Tower, Church of Laying of Our Lady's Holy Robe, Annunciation Cathedral, Assumption Cathedral, Archangel’s Cathedral, Armoury Chamber, Kremlin, Alexander I, Moscow, Russia
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