The Key Map of Moscow Kremlin

The Key Map of Moscow Kremlin
«The Key Map of Moscow Kremlin»

Beautifully illustrated map of architectural ensemble of Moscow Kremlin with keys for sites, museums, palaces and towers of the historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River. Besides that the kremlin serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation, it is the great and one of the biggest in Europe museum-preserve comprising over than 60 thousands historical, cultural and artistic monuments. Only three and a half thousands are included to the museum’s permanent displays.

Moscow Kremlin Museums:

  1. 1. The Armoury Chamber, the most ancient museum-depository occupies the building which was specially constructed for it in 1844-1854.
  2. 2. The Assumption Cathedral, erected in 1475-1479 was the major church of the state in which all Russian Tsars were crowned.
  3. 3. The Annunciation Cathedral, built in 1484-1489 by Pskov craftsmen was the home church of Moscow Great Princes and later - Russian Tsars.
  4. 4. The Archangel’s Cathedral, constructed in 1505-1508 was used as a burial vault for Moscow Great Princes, Appanage Princes and Russian Tsars.
  5. 5. The Patriarch’s Palace with the Twelve Apostles’ Church and an Exhibition Hall in the One-pillar chamber, was built in 1653-1655 for Patriarch Nikon. At present, the ground floor of the One-pillar chamber houses an exhibition hall of the museum.
  6. 6. The Church of Laying Our Lady’s Holy Robe, erected in 1484-1485 by Pskov craftsmen was the home church of Russian Metropolitans and later - Patriarchs.
  7. 7. The Ivan the Great Bell-Tower, the Assumption Belfry and the Filaret’s extension had been taking shape during the XVI-XVII centuries. Nowadays, the ground floor of the Assumption Belfry houses an exhibition hall of the museum.
  8. 8. Tsar-Cannon was casted from bronze in 1586. Length - 5,34 m (17.5 ft), weight - 40 ton.
  9. 9. The Tsar-Bellwas was casted from bronze in 1733-1735, height - 6,14 m (20,1 ft), diameter - 6,6 m (21,6 ft), weight - 200 ton.

The Moscow Kremlin

  1. 10. The Faceted Chamber
  2. 11. The State Kremlin Palace
  3. 12. The Terem Palace
  4. 13 The Grand Kremlin Palace
  5. 14. The Arsenal
  6. 15. The Senate 16. The Kutafiya Tower
  7. 17. The Trinity Tower
  8. 18. The Commandant Tower
  9. 19. The Armoury Tower
  10. 20. The Borovitskaya Tower
  11. 21. The Water Supplying Tower
  12. 22. The Annunciation Tower
  13. 23. The Secret (Tainitskaya) Tower
  14. 24. The First Nameless Tower
  15. 25. The Second Nameless Tower
  16. 26. The Peter Tower
  17. 27. The Moskvoretskaya Tower
  18. 28. The Sts. Constantine and Helen Tower
  19. 29. The Alarm Bell Tower
  20. 30. The Tsar’s Tower
  21. 31. The Savior’s Tower
  22. 32. The Senate Tower
  23. 33. The St Nicholas Tower
  24. 34. The Corner Arsenal Tower
  25. 35. The Middle Arsenal Tower
  26. 36. The Secret Gardens
  27. 37. The Alexander’s Gardens
  28. 38. The Cathedral Square
  29. 39. The Ivan Square
  30. 40. The Senate Square
  31. 41. The Museum Shop, Excursion office

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