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The Unknown Second Kremlin In Moscow

By Gerard @presurfer
The Unknown Second Kremlin In Moscow
In ancient times every Russian town had its own kremlin that protected it from enemies. A kremlin was a fortress, usually located at a strategic point along a river and separated from the surrounding parts of the city by a wall with ramparts, moat, towers, and battlements.
Nowadays Russia has about 20 of such historic and cultural buildings that are not just military fortresses but also great architectural complexes with temples, palaces and halls. Everybody knows about the famous Moscow Kremlin but there's a second one called the Izmailovo Kremlin.The Presurfer

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