- Travel and Places
Tour the Moscow city most famous historical and architectural landmarks: Red Square with it's famous landmarks of St. Basil's Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, the Place of Skulls, the elegant arcades of the GUM department store and the National Historical Museum. Visit of Church of the Trinity in Nikitinki, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Novodevichiy Convent, Luzhniki and the White House. The Sparrow Hills, 6 km south-west of the Kremlin, topped by the Moscow University skyscraper, for the best panoramic view of the city. In the afternoon – tour of Kremlin and the Armory. The main landmarks are three Cathedrals of the Assumption, Annunciation and Archangel , dated back to the 15-16th centuries. Other landmarks are Ivan the Great Bell Tower , Tsar Bell, Tsar Cannon, Hall of Facets and Terem Place . Armory is famous for its stunning collection of treasures accumulated over the centuries by the Russian State and Church. The collection is famous for its royal regalia, Faberge Easter eggs of precious metals and jewels, the 800-diamond throne of Tsar Alexey, the jewel-studded and sable-trimmed gold Cap of Monomakh worn for coronations for two centuries, the coronation dresses of the 18th century empresses, the sleigh in which Elizabeth rode from St. Petersburg to Moscow for her coronation pulled by 23 horses at a time. Between the Armory and the Annunciation Cathedral is the Great Kremlin Palace – the official residence of the Russian president.