Kremlin (Moscow, Russia) - fortified complex on the Red Square
Where is located Kremlin?
Address of Kremlin is Moscow, Russia
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When was built Kremlin?
Built date of Kremlin is 1475 - the beginning of construction
Facts, informations and history of Kremlin
The Kremlin has the shape of a triangle, located on the bank of the Moskva River.
Inside there are palaces and a lot of churches, among others: throne room and three councils: Uspienski, Błagowieszczenski and Arkhangelsk. Next to it are: the Tieriennyj Dworiec palace, Arjuna Orużjonnaja Pałata, the Patriarchs palace, the Palace of Congresses and the fabulous Orthodox church of St. Basil the Blessed.
The Kremlin became the seat of the Soviet government after the revolution in 1917. The fifteenth-century walls, 18 meters high, stretch over half a kilometer. They contain 20 towers, sometimes topped with towering towers. The entrance leads through Baška Spasska, overlooking the Red Square.
In 1600 Tsar Borys Godunov completed the tower-belfry tower, Ivan the Great, with a height of 81 meters. From the watchtower there is a view of the area within a radius of over 30 km.
At the foot of the watchtower is the largest bell in the world, 203 ton Car-round, next to it is a giant 89 cm, weighing 40 tons, Car-can.
Architectural style of Kremlin is Russian Byzantine
Other dimensions, parameters and frequently asked questions
What area have Kremlin?
Kremlin have area of 28 hectares
What material is the building made of?
Kremlin is made of the following materials: Brick
The building is also known by other common names or in the original language, i.e. (ros. Кремль)
Is the building on the UNESCO World Heritage List?
The listing took place in the year 1990.
Details of the entry are available on the Unesco website at https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/545/
The official website of the building, where up-to-date information can be found, is http://www.kreml.ru