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... This was the cathedral in which the royal family worshipped every day. The tsar stood, like any other man on the ground floor, and the tsarina with the women in the balcony. Corridors connected the cathedral to the palace. This time I also wandering in the beautiful gardens and caught different glimpses of the city beyond the wall. We thought Putin might have been coming from his country home, where he mainly lives, as there was lot of ...
... Russian government. Red Square is one of the most famous sites in Russia, if not the world, and was built by Ivan the Great in the 14th Century. A little about Red Square at:
*Some pictures posted come from my visit to St. Basil's, Lenin's Mausoleum, Novodevichy Convent, and parks/monuments around the city the following day
... in the Kremlin Garden. One very interesting monument called the Grotto is a memorial to the War of 1812. It was built with stones from buildings destroyed in Napoleon's invasion of Moscow.
Next we headed into the Kremlin to tour the Armory, a museum of artfiacts gathered across centuries of history at the Kremlin. We continued our tour of the Kremlin with a visit to Cathedral square, where we went ...
... bottom cut off!”
We carefully checked the spelling against my guidebook and identified the correct platform from which the train departed.
Domedodovo airport is 26 miles from Moscow and takes 45 minutes by train. I thought it would get dark about the same time as the UK for this time of year (about 4:30) but at 5:30 these was still light in the sky. Darkness fell just after 6pm.
We had entered the streets of Moscow during rush ...
... A few cathedrals on site later, we headed into the armoury which actually consists of more than just weapons. In fact, it's more like a treasure trove of gold and silver bible panels, cups, dishes and more from other countries as well as a carriage room and a fashion room going through some of the coronation dresses and thrones. All in all, plan to spend at about 3 hours.
Our group split up after this with some heading to the ballet on that night at the Kremlin. I'm ...