The Moscow Kremlin is situated in the very center of the capital of Russia. Its monumental walls and towers, golden-domed cathedrals and ancient palaces stand high on the Borovitskiy Hill above the Moskva River forming a magnificent architectural ensemble. The Kremlin is a symbol of the Russian state, its political center and the most revered landmark. With almost mile long walls, four gates and twenty towers, the Kremlin is one of the largest fortresses in the world. In a pleasant walk through the Kremlin you will see the famous Cathedral square, Ivan the Great belfry, Patriarch's palace, and two gigantic curiosities – the Tsar Cannon and the Tsar Bell. You will enter the sacred atmosphere of the royal tombs in the Cathedral of St. Mikhail Archangel, see the 500-year old frescos of The Cathedral of the Assumption and learn to read icons in the Cathedral of the Annunciation.
Tour Length: 33 minutes recorded time, 1/2 mile walking distance