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RUSSIAN CITIES - MOSCOW - KREMLIN

 
 

In this section we have photography made during our visit to the Moscow kremlin in June 2005. For much more extensive photography and historical text please see the section on Moscow in the Russian cities directory.

 
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Amanda and Elizabeth standing in front of the Borovitski (forest) tower waiting to enter the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Mike, Amanda and Elizabeth standing next to the Tsar Bell in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Amanda and Elizabeth in front of the Dormition Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Mike, Amanda and Elizabeth in the Moscow kremlin cathedral courtyard.

 
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Amanda and Elizabeth standing on a rainy day in front of the Dormition cathedral in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Amanda and Elizabeth with our Vantage company tour guide at the grotto in the Alexander gardens outside the Moscow Kremlin

 
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Elizabeth and Amanda near the perpetual flame and memorial to Russian soldiers outside the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Elizabeth at the Alexander garden next to the Moscow kremlin wall.

 
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View of the exhibition hall across the Alexander gardens next to the Moscow kremlin

 
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Changing the guard at the memorial against the Kremlin wall

 
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Changing the guard at the memorial against the Kremlin wall

 
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Changing the guard at the memorial against the Kremlin wall

 
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The Middle Arsenal Tower in the Kremlin wall near the tomb of the unknown soldier.

 
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Flower beds in the Alexander Gardens between the Kremlin wall and the Manage building.

 
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The kremlin wall and perpetual flame with tomb of the Russian soldier next to the kremlin in Moscow.

 
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Guard changing at the Russian memorial next to the Moscow kremlin wall.

 
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Honor guard at the Russian memorial next to the kremlin wall.

 
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Elizabeth and Amanda in front of the Russian memorial flame next to the Moscow kremlin wall.

 
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The corner arsenal tower of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The Trinity tower of the Moscow kremlin viewed from in the Alexander gardens near the WWII memorial.

 
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Tourists outside the Borovitski Tower of the kremlin waiting for opening time.

 
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Tourists in the rain in front of the Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Dormition cathedral in the Moscow kremlin - with a corner of the Palace of Facets on the left and part of the patriarch's church on the right rear.

 
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Domes of the Annunciation Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Domes of the Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The bell tower of Ivan the Great in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The grand kremlin palace in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The "beautiful" staircase next to the Palace of Facets in the Moscow kremlin,. This has been restored since Soviet times.

 
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One wall of the Palace of Facets in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Upper part of the bell tower of Ivan the Great in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The single dome of the Church of the Deposition of the Robe and the multiple domes of the several churchs in the tsar's private quarters including the Church beyond the Golden Lattice and the Resurection and Cruxifiction churches in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Elizabeth and Amanda on a rainy day in front of the bell tower of Ivan the Great in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Annunciation Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Top of one of the unnamed towers in the Moscow kremlin wall next to the river.

 
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Top of one of the unnamed towers in the Moscow kremlin wall next to the river.

 
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The Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Frescos inside the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Frescos inside the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Frescos inside the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Painting on wall of Cathedral of Archangel Michael in the Moscow Kremlin

 
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Fresco on wall of Cathedral of Archangel Michael in the Moscow Kremlin

 
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Fresco on wall of Cathedral of Archangel Michael in the Moscow Kremlin

 
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Fresco on wall of Cathedral of Archangel Michael in the Moscow Kremlin

 
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Fresco on wall of Cathedral of Archangel Michael in the Moscow Kremlin

 
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Chandelier in the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Chandelier in the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Chandelier in the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Painting on wall of the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Painting on wall of the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Painting on wall of the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The holy door in the iconostasis of the Archangel Michael cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The holy door in the iconostasis of the Archangel Michael cathedral.

 
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The holy door in the iconostasis leading into the sanctuary of the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Icon painting of St Michael as part of the iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral of the Moscow kremlin

 
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Icon painting of St Michael as part of the iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral of the Moscow kremlin

 
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Part of the iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Section of the iconostasis in the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Close-up of a section of the iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral

 
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Icon on wall of the Cathedral of Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Frescos on wall of the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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A chandelier in the Archangel Michael cathedral.

 
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Another chandelier in the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Icon in the iconostasis of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Icon in the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Iconostasis in the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Part of the iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Part of the iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Frescos on wall of the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Detail of a painting on wall of the Archangel Michael cathedral.

 
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Painted column in the Archangel Michael cathedral

 
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Paintings of saints in the iconostasis of the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the kremlin

 
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A section of the ceiling in the Archangel Michael cathedral

 
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A chandelier in the Archangel Michael Cathedral in the kremlin

 
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Fresco of two saints in the Archangel Michael cathedral in the kremlin

 
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Painting in the Archangel Michael cathedral

 
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The holy door in the iconostasis of the Archangel Michael cathedral in the kremlin

 
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The upper part of a wall in the Archangel Michael cathedral.

 
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A small choir singing for tourists in the Archangel Michael cathedral.

 
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Iconostasis in the Archangel Michael Cathedral of the Moscow kremlin

 
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Icon with oclad on the wall of the Archangel Michael Cathedral

 
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Several of the sarcophagi tombs of Russian grand princes in the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin. These date from 1341 to 1696.

 
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Parts of two walls inside the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin showing details of frescos.

 
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Close-up of part of a wall inside the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Moscow kremlin showing details of frescos.

 
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Another sarcophagus of a Russian grand prince in the Archangle Michael cathedral of the kremlin

 
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Detail of sarcophagi of several of the Russian grand princes in the Archangel Michael cathedral.

 
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Some Russian army horsemen in a ceremony in front of the Palace of Facets and the Dormition Cathedral in the kremlin

 
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Russian infantry ceremony in front of the Dormition cathedral in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Russian army color guard on the "Beautiful staircase" next to the Palace of Facets in the kremlin

 
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Russian cavalry saluting in front of the Palace of Facets in the kremlin

 
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Russian cavalry in ceremony in Cathedral courtyard of kremlin

 
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Russian army horsemen presenting a ceremony in the Moscow kremlin cathedral square.

 
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Some Russian army horsemen participating in a parade ceremony in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Russian army color guard in a ceremony inside the Moscow kremlin

 
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Russian army ceremony in Kremlin

 
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Russian army horsemen returning to barracks after a ceremony in kremlin

 
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A parade ceremony in front of the Dormition Cathedral in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Russian army cavalry participating in a ceremony in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Russian army ceremony in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Grand palace in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The cathedral courtyard in the kremlin with part of Cathedral of the Dormition on the left and the bell tower of Ivan the great on the right and part of the Patriarch's Synodal building with the 12 Apostle's church showing in the center.

 
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The drums and domes of the Church of the 12 Apostles

 
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The synodal building with the Church of the 12 Apostles on the upper floor.

 
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The Church of the 12 Apostles in the center with a corner of the Cathedral of the Dormition on the left and part of the bell tower on the right - in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Russian army horsemen returning to barracks after a ceremony in kremlin

 
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Detail of one dome of the Cathedral of the Dormition in Moscow kremlin

 
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Close-up view of the Church of the Deposition of the Robe, between the Palace of Facets and the Dormition Cathedral in Moscow kremlin. The glass wall of the modern Palace of Congresses intrudes in the background of the scene.

 
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Two domes of the Annunciation Cathedral shine in gold in front of the White room of St. George of the grand palace in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The bell tower of Ivan the Great rises above everything else in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Two of the Russian army horsemen pass by on their way back to barracks after the ceremony in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Close up of the onion domes of the private tsarist churches - Upper Saviour's, Beyond the Golden Lattice, Resurection and Crucifixtion. These are part of the tsar's chambers next to the Palace of Facets and are not open to the public in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The multiple drums and domes of the Church beyond the Golden Lattice, Church of the Resurection and Church of the Crucifixion in the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The huge "Tsar bell" in the Moscow kremlin cast in 1735.

 
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The huge "Tsar bell" in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The central tent shaped tower of St. Basil's appears above the kremlin trees

 
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Administrative buildings which replaced the Chudov Monastery in the Moscow kremlin when the monastery was torn down in the 1930's.

 
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Close-up of two domes of the Moscow kremlin cathedrals.

 
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Close-up of two domes of the Moscow kremlin cathedrals.

 
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The Church of the 12 Apostles on the upper floor of the patriarch's building in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Church of the 12 Apostles on the upper floor of the patriarch's building in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Spaski (Savior) tower from inside the Moscow kremlin

 
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The Spaski (Savior) tower from inside the Moscow kremlin

 
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The multiple domes of the Church behind the Golden Lattice and other private churches in the tsar's appartments.

 
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The multiple domes of the Church behind the Golden Lattice and other private churches in the tsar's appartments.

 
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A few of the captured Napoleonic cannon outside the former arsenal in the Moscow kremlin

 
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Close-up of the upper part of the bell tower of Ivan the Great in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The cross on top of the "tsar bell" in the kremlin

 
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The Church of St. Lazarus and the Holy Virgin and a section of the Pleasure palace in the Moscow kremlin. The church is the oldest building remaining in the kremlin - 1393.

 
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The drums and domes of the Church of St. Lazarus and the Holy Virgin in the Tsar's quarters of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The drums and domes of the Church of St. Lazarus and the Holy Virgin in the Tsar's quarters of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The Church of St. Lazarusand the Holy Virgin - the oldest in the kremlin - and in a row to the right are the Tsar's inner chamber including Bath, Beedroom, Drawing room St. Catherine room, Chjevalier Guards room - the red building showing above is the upper part of theTerem Palace. And on the left is the double archway with Winter Garden. This view is from the opposite side than those above - from the gap between the Armory museum and the Great Kremlin palace.

 
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The drums and domes of the Church beyond the Golden Lattice and others in the Tsar's private quarters.

 
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The drums and domes of the Church beyond the Golden Lattice from another angle.

 
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The elaborate decorative upper part of the Kutafaya bridgehead tower across the bridge from the Trinity tower of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The Kutafaya bridgehead tower across the bridge from the Trinity tower in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The middle Arsenal tower and behind it the corner Arsenal tower with the wall of the former arsenal as seen from the bridge outside the Trinity tower of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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Looking back into the kremlin from the Trinity tower bridge we see the drums and domes of the Church of St. Lazarus and the Holy Virgin to the left of Pleasure Palace.

 
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Looking back at the Kutafaya bridgehead tower and the Trinity tower behind it in the Moscow kremlin

 
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The kremlin wall and on the left side the modern Palace of Congresses looms over the Pleasure palace and the Church of St. Lazarus and the Holy Virgin and on the right is the dome of the great Kremlin palace.

 
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The kremlin wall and on the left side the modern Palace of Congresses looms over the Pleasure palace and the Church of St. Lazarus and the Holy Virgin and on the right is the dome of the great Kremlin palace.

 
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The Trinity tower directly behind the Kutafaya bridgehead tower of the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The dome of the great Kremlin palace and the various buildings in the tsar's private quarters as seen from outside the Moscow kremlin.

 
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The Corner Arsenal tower, behind it the Nikolski tower and further back the Spaski tower of the Moscow kremlin and on the left is part of the state historical musuem building.

 

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