|The Moscow Kremlin, or fortress, which protected the seat |
of Russian government from the time of Ivan III
|St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square, built by Ivan IV to|
commemorate the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan. A parking
lot mars the view of the church, built outside the Kremlin walls
We did not go into any of the other churches.
|Golden domes of the churches/cathedrals within the Kremlin|
|Church of the Dormition, oldest of the Kremlin cathedrals,|
constructed under orders of Ivan III by an Italian architect.
Closed under Communism, it was reopened in 1990.
|Cathedral of the Annunciation, Cathedral Square|