It seems to be the tallest building in the Kremlin and Cathedral Complex. Imposing and grand, a photographer's delight. Ouor guide said that there is a legend, that when Napoleon captured Moscow in , he thought that the cross on the central dome of the Annunciation Cathedral is made of solid...more
Huge and amazing, a sight to behold!, Its a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moscow river. There are many buildings within the complex and will take you more than a day should you wish to see everything. For me its the wide expanse, the architecture which overwhelmed...more
Moscow's popular dept store simply due to its location, on the red square. Interesting architecture. Nice to window shop as prices are on the high side. If I had the time I would have sat on the outside cafe and people watched. The department store has all the famous brands but they do have kiosks...more
This is a pedestrian street about one kilometer long in the historical centre of Moscow. Moscow’s most famous street, the Arbat, is an eclectic art market filled with portrait painters, soapbox poets, and street musicians, with more than a few sidewalk cafés and souvenir stands....more
Red Square remains, as it has been for centuries, the heart and soul of Russia. Few places in the world bear the weight of history to the extent that Moscow's central square does. From the 16th Century St. Basil's Cathedral - one of the most famous pieces of architecture in the world - to the...more
The Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles forms part of the same building as the Patriarch's Palace The Cathedral forms the grand entrance to the luxurious Palace. The ground floor of the Palace and Cathedral now houses the Museum of 17th Century Life and Applied Art, which contains a number of...more
The Cathedral of the Assumption is the oldest church in the Kremlin and also the most important.Here Russian emperors were crowned.T he building is simple and austere - a vaulted limestone block topped by five golden cupolas
The Cathedral of the Annunciation was originally built as the domestic church of the Grand Dukes and tsars and was connected by passages to the private quarters of the royal family. The bldg is simply awesome!