Russia, 103073, Moscow, Kremlin
metro station: Arbatskaya, Borovitskaya, Okhotny Ryad, Biblioteka Lenina, Aleksandrovski Sad
Open: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (last entrnace at 4.30 p.m.)
Closed on Tuesdays.
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This is a unique complex incorporating art and history museums: the architectural ensemble of Sobornaya Square with Uspensky Cathedral (1475-1479, architect - A.Fioravanti); Arkhngalsky Cathedral - a magnificent spacimen of medieval architecture which served as a burial-place of grand Moscow princes, tsars of the Rurikovich dynasty and the first tsars of the Romanov dynasty; Blagoveschensky Cathedral - the home temple of the grand Moscow princes and later on, of the Russian tsars.
A unique collection of monumental painting of the epoch of Ivan the Terrible and icons painted by Feofan Grek and Ahdrey Rublev, the permanent exhibition of Russian wooden sculpture, rare hisrorical and cultural monuments of the 17th century, ancient state regalia, tsars' apparels and coronation dress and vestments of hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church are treasured there.
The Moscow Kremlin is on the UNESCO list of the world cultural and natural heritage.