The Moscow Kremlin is a symbol of the Russian state and is one of the largest architectural complexes of the world, including architectural monuments of the 14th - 20th centuries. In 1990, the Moscow Kremlin and its treasures, Red Square and Aleksandrovskiy Sad (the Alexandrov Gardens) were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Annunciation Cathedral was a part of the Great Princes -- palace connected with its ceremonial and living quarters by a stair-passage. The usual name of the Annunciation Cathedral in documents and papers of XVI-XVII centuries was "on the Prince's court","in the Anteroom", i.e. at the entrance to the palace. The cathedral has roofed galleries, four corner annexes, and nine gilt domes on the top.
This image was taken in 1969 by John Schooley, FAIA, during an Urban America tour. Urban America tours allowed architects and planners to visit New Towns and meet professionals involved in their planning and continued development.
Keywords: Russian Federation, Rossiya, Moskva, Moscow, ceremonial and religious structures, government buildings. Submitted by John Schooley, FAIA.
15th Century (1400 - 1499 CE) 16th Century (1500 - 1599 CE)