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The Kremlin and Red Square

Moscow’s historic centre is the obvious starting point for tours of this ancient city, which started life as a 12th-century citadel enclosed by wooden walls. Today the Kremlin, with its magnificent ensemble of palaces and cathedrals, is home to the Russian president. Despite limited public access, it leaves a powerful impression of the country’s colourful past. Neighbouring Red Square, long used for public ceremonies and parades, continues to be a focal point of city life, adorned with the iconic domes of St Basil’s Cathedral.

1. St Basil’s Cathedral

Moscow’s most fanciful landmark was built in the 16th century to mark ...

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