The Spasskaya Tower, built in 1491, was believed to have miraculous powers which protected the Kremlin from invasions. During the 16th and 17th centuries, the tower was used by the Tsar for ceremonial processions and greeting foreign dignitaries. The ceremonial chimes of the tower, designating official Moscow time, are also well-known.
Красная площадь, 3, Moscow, Russia
Spasskaya Tower and Nearby Attractions on Map
Tretyakov Gallery(1.2 km)
One of the world's greatest museums, this is probably the one to choose if you only want to visit one museum in Moscow.
State Historical Museum(0.4 km)
The 19th century Russian Revivalist building has an enormous collection of artifacts that tell the history of Russia from the Stone Age to the present day.
Pushkin Museum(1.2 km)
Pushkin Museum is dedicated to Western art and has one of the world's most significant Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collections, along with some Old Masters.
Diamond Fund(0.8 km)
It holds the Imperial collection, including the crown jewels.
Alexander Garden(0.6 km)
One of the first urban public parks in Moscow, there are three separate gardens along the western Kremlin wall.
Christ the Savior Cathedral(1.4 km)
This cathedral, the tallest Orthodox church in the world (the largest being the Temple of St.
Ivan the Great Bell Tower(0.3 km)
At a height of 81m, the belltower for the Archangel, Assumption and Annunciation Cathedrals marks the exact geographic centre of Moscow.
St Basil Cathedral(0.1 km)
In the south part of Red Square.
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