This massive fortress was built in the 12 th century to protect against invasion. It is a remarkable structure comprising of a citadel enclosed by brick walls and gates. It owes its magnificence to the history that it embodies. The fortress was ransacked by the Mongol invaders in the 14th century but was later restored to become the seat of power of the Czars and the Communist rulers.
There is much to see at the Kremlin so be sure to give yourself ample time to do so. Located here is the Kremlin, the Cathedral Square, the Annunciation Cathedral, the Cathedral of the Archangel, the Cathedral of the Assumption, the Church of the Deposition of the Robe, the Red Staircase, the Patriarch's Palace, the Armory Museum, the Diamond Fund, Czar's cannon and Czar's bell. Tickets for each attraction should be bought separately since different attractions have different timings.
Timings: Friday-Wednesday 10am-5pm [except in case of a special event]
Adults: $3 [access to grounds]; $12 [access to grounds and Cathedral Square]
Students with ID: $1.50 [access to grounds]; $6 [access to grounds and Cathedral Square]
Children age 7 and below: $1.50 [access to grounds]; $6 [access to grounds and Cathedral Square]