The Spasskaya Tower, built in 1491, was believed to have miraculous powers which protected the Kremlin from invasions

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Walking Tour of the Red Square Kremlin & Alexander Garden

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Spasskaya Tower, Moscow

The Spasskaya Tower, built in 1491, was believed to have miraculous powers which protected the Kremlin from invasions.

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.


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About Spasskaya Tower

 Красная площадь, 3, Moscow, Russia

Spasskaya Tower and Nearby Sights on Map

St Basil Cathedral

In the south part of Red Square

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Adjacent to Red Square

Red Square

This plaza fills with students between classes or just hanging out

Lenin Mausoleum

In the centre of the Red Square

Moscow Kremlin

This gigantic site can not be missed

Tsar Bell

The world's largest bell, it was cast three times

Ivan the Great Bell Tower

At a height of 81m, the belltower for the Archangel, Assumption and Annunciation Cathedrals marks the exact geographic centre of Moscow

Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan

Built between 1633 and 1636 to commemorate Russia's liberation from Polish occupation during the Time of Troubles, this church was destroyed in 1936 for the planned remodeling of all Kitai Gorod

Evropeiskiy

A new shopping mall opened in 2006 next to Kievsky station, right next to the metro

State Historical Museum

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