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The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine The Great and has been open to the public since 1852.

The Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat are official names for a Russian Orthodox church in Red Square in Moscow

A Kremlin is a major fortified central complex found in historic Russian cities. This word is often used to refer to the most famous one, the Moscow Kremlin, or metonymically to the government that is based there.

GUM is the name of the main Department Store in many cities of the former Soviet Union, known as State Department Store during the Soviet times.

Maiden Tower ( Azerbaijan-Baku )

Saint Basil’s Cathedral ( Russia-Moscow )


Barma and Postnik Yakovlev

Completion Date: 12th century

12 July 1561

Height: 29.5 m

47.5 m

Architectural type: Tower


Region: Europe And North America

Europe And North America

Russian Architecture  
Russian Architecture