Under the huge barrel of the famous Tsar Cannon

Under the huge barrel of the famous Tsar Cannon
«Under the huge barrel of the famous Tsar Cannon»

These are my Dear clients from USA, two nice American couples, Bill & Cheney Hibschman and Rick & Lynn Jones, standing under the huge bronze-cast barrel of the famous Tsar Cannon on the grounds of Moscow Kremlin. The cannon was cast in 1586 in Moscow by the Russian master bronze caster Andrey Chokhov to protect the main gates of the Kremlin at Savior Tower (Spasskaya Bashnya). This bronze cannon is the largest in World, and it is listed in Guinness Book of Records. The internal diameter of its barrel is 890 mm (35.0 in), the length is 5.94 m (19.5 ft) and the weight – 40 tons. On the background of the picture the golden onion domes of Assumption Cathedral are shining. This is the main church of Moscow Kremlin, that was the site of coronation of Russian tsars for six centures.

Photo #126 taken on April 12, 2014 with my Dear American clients during tour of Moscow Kremlin grounds and cathedrals.

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Guide, Driver and Photographer Arthur Lookyanov

My name's Arthur Lookyanov, I'm a private tour guide, personal driver and photographer in Moscow, Russia. I work in my business and run my website Moscow-Driver.com from 2002. Read more about me and my services, check out testimonials of my former business and travel clients from all over the World, hit me up on Twitter or other social websites. I hope that you will like my photos as well.

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