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19 Aug 2013

Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin is a historic complex of civil and religious buildings, symbol of the Russian State, and one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world. It includes spaces such as 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 and the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex.

The Moscow Kremlin is one of the largest architectural ensembles in the world. In 1990, it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Nowadays, the Moscow Kremlin is one of the most frequented museums in the world. The Kremlin Museums work out grand restoration, exhibition and publishing projects, do completing funds, realize special children’s programmes, organize science forums and develop information technologies.

The collections of the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve "The Moscow Kremlin" comprise over than 60 thousands historical, cultural and artistic monuments, of which only three and a half thousand are included to the museum’s permanent displays. The chronological frames are wide, starting from the late III millenium Before Christ and finishing in our days. However, the main part of the museum funds belongs to the period of Russian Middle Ages and Modern Time.

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