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The Moscow Kremlin is a symbol of the Russian State, one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art. It 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 Borovitskaya Tower. Pietro Antonio Solari, 1490 The Water Supplying (Vodovzvodnaya) Tower. Anton Fryazin, 1488 The Annunciation (Blagoveschenskaya) Tower. 1487-1488 The Secret (Tainitskaya) Tower. Anton Fryazin, 1485 The 1st Nameless (Bezymyannaya) Tower. 1480-s The 2nd Nameless (Bezymyznnaya) Tower. 1480-s The Peter (Petrovskaya) Tower. 1480-s The Beklemishevskaya Tower. Marco Fryazin, 1487-1488 The Sts. Constantine and Helen Tower. Pietro Antonio Solari, 1490 The Alarm (Nabatnaya) Tower. 1490-s The Tsar`s (Tsarskaya) Tower. 1680s The Saviour (Spasskaya) Tower. Pietro Antonio Solari, 1491 The Senate (Senatskaya) Tower. 1490-s The St. Nicholas (Nikolskaya) Tower. Pietro Antonio Solari, 1491 The Corner Arsenal (Uglovaya Arsenalnaya) Tower. Pietro Antonio Solari, 1492 The Middle Arsenal (Sredniya Arsenalnaya) Tower (former Faceted). 1493-1495 The Trinity (Troitskaya) Tower. Aleviz Fryazin, 1495-1499 The Kutafiya Tower. Aleviz Fryasin, 1516 The Сommandant (Komendantskaya) Tower. 1493-1495 The Armoury (Oruzheinaya) Tower. 1493-1495 The Assumption Cathedral The Archangel`s Cathedral The Annunciation Cathedral The Church of Laying Our Lady`s Holy Robe The Faceted Chamber The Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex The Patriarch`s Palace and the Twelve Apostles` Church The Armoury Chamber The Grand Kremlin Palace The Terem palace The Church of Our Lady`s Nativity on Anteroom Потешный дворец Царь-колокол. И.Моторин, М.Моторин, 1733-1735 Царь-пушка. Андрей Чохов, 1586 Военная школа им. ВЦИК (ныне административное здание). И.Рерберг, 1932-1934 Сенат (ныне административное здание). М.Казаков, 1776-1787 Арсенал (ныне административное здание). Д.Иванов, М.Чоглоков, Х.Конрад, 1702-1736 Государственный Кремлевский дворец. М. Посохин, А.Мндоянц и другие, 1960-1961

Since 1991 the Kremlin has been hosting the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation. The ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Nowadays the Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage Site, occupying the territory of the Moscow Kremlin Cathedral Square, incorporates the Armoury Chamber, the Assumption, Archangel's and Annunciation Cathedrals, the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Patriarch's Palace with the Twelve Apostles' Church, the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex, Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon.


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