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Satellite View of Kremlin using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Saint Basil's Cathedral and Moscow Kremlin complex in Moscow, capital city of the Russian Federation.
The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Московский Кремль Moskovskiy Kreml) usually referred to as simply The Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow. The existing Kremlin walls and towers were built at the Moskva River between 1485 to 1495. To the east there is the iconic Saint Basil's Cathedral and the Red Square, the most famous city square in Moscow, Alexander Garden, one of the first public parks in Moscow lies to the west. The kremlin includes four palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. The former residence of Tsars serves since the beginning of the 20th century as the official residence of the President of Russia.
Google Earth: Satellite View of Kremlin, Moscow, Russian Federation.

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External Links:
President of Russia
Official website of the President of the Russian Federation.
The Moscow Kremlin
Official website of the Kremlin Museum.
UNESCO World Heritage: Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow entry at UNESCO World Heritage center.
Wikipedia: Saint Basil's Cathedral
Wikipedia entry about Saint Basil's Cathedral.
Wikipedia: Moscow Kremlin
Wikipedia entry about Moscow Kremlin.

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