Kremlin - the largest fortress in Europe, which has been preserved to this day.
The Moscow Kremlin is located in the heart of the capital of Russia. Its walls
and towers, palaces form a unique beauty and grandeur of architectural and
artistic ensemble. Kremlin - the oldest part of Moscow, the main socio-political,
spiritual, religious, historical and artistic complex of the capital, the official
residence of the President of the Russian Federation.
Red Square - the main and most famous square in Moscow, is located
near the Kremlin. The length of Red Square is 330 meters, width - 70 meters.
On the square are the place of execution, the monument to Minin and
Pozharsky and the Mausoleum of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. Red Square in
Moscow was the venue for the festive military parades and demonstrations.
Bolshoi Theatre - one of the largest in Russia and one of the biggest in the
world of opera and ballet. The Bolshoi Theatre are in the centre of Moscow in
Teatralnaya Square. The theater opened on January 6, 1825. In the history his
actors, artists, directors, conductors, not counting the admiration and gratitude
from the public, many times awarded the recognition of various symbols of the
state. The Bolshoi Ballet has become internationally known and admired.
Dancers from all over the country are trained at the Bolshoi Theatres
school.During the existence of the theater here was delivered more than 800
Old Moscow Circus on Boulevard - one of the oldest circuses in Russia.
The Old Circus has always had the reputation of one of the best circuses in the
world. Yury Nikulin also worked there and now the circus is named after him:
the Nikulinsky Circus. It is famous for its very good programmes for children.
Today, more than 2000 spectators can watch amazing programmes. Wild
animals, like tigers and elephants, often take part in the performances.
Exhibition Centre - a unique collection of monuments of different styles,
formed over decades of exhibition size - 2375 sq. m. The exhibition officially
opened in 1939 and was named the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition. In 1959
the complex was renamed the Exhibition of Achievements of National
Economy. In 1992, the Fair Grounds got its present name. On the territory of
VVC has three fountains.
If you want to see sea animal performances, you have to go to another kind
of circus: the Moscow Dolphinarium. It is the best opportunity for those who
want to see marine mammals, such as dolphins, sea lions and seals. The
performance is rather short ( it only lasts for about one hour), but the actors
are splendid and amaze adults as well as kids. People can admire a huge
white whale and several dolphins performing together.
The Moscow Zoo
was organized by the Russian Imperial Society in
1864. One of the prime movers behind its creation was a professor at
Moscow University, Anatoly Petrovich Bogdanov.
Now zoo's collection of more than 1000 species of animals. In addition to
showing diversity of wildlife at the zoo studying its individual members,
behavior, feeding and breeding of wild animals in captivity.
Moscow has about 75 museums and many art galleries. The State Historical
Museum attracts many students of Russian history.
The Central Museum of the Revolution has exhibits on the Russian Revolution.
Dazzling treasures that belonged to the czars are displayed in the Armoury
Museum in the Kremlin.
The Tretyakov Gallery contains a collection of traditional art. The Russian
National Exhibition Centre highlights science and technology.
Over 1,200 main libraries operate in Moscow. The Russian State Library is the
largest library in Russia, and it ranks as one of the largest libraries in the world.
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