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One of the largest libraries in the world.
One of the largest libraries in the world. Anyone (Russian or foreign) over 18 can view electronic media for free, other items may be viewed by purchasing a 'Reader's Card' (a photo id to gain access to physical materials). Previously received a copy of every book, musical score, & map published in the USSR, it now only receives a copy of every Russian book. The military reading room receives over 15,000 readers a year.
Vozdvizhenka Street, 3/5, Moscow, Russia
+7 800 100-57-90
It holds the Imperial collection, including the crown jewels
One of the first urban public parks in Moscow, there are three separate gardens along the western Kremlin wall
The main residence of the 17th century tsars, it is now the official residence of the President of Russia and therefore inaccessible to the public
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
This gigantic site can not be missed
The personal chapel of Muscovite tsars, it was built in the 15th century as part of the Kremlin renovation
At a height of 81m, the belltower for the Archangel, Assumption and Annunciation Cathedrals marks the exact geographic centre of Moscow
This cathedral was the burial place of Russian tsars during the 16th and 17th centuries
The world's largest bell, it was cast three times