Moscow-District, The Kremlin and Red Square - Ken Zaremba Photography


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State Historical Museum of Russia between the Resurrection Gate of Red Square and the Kremlin. Alexander Gardens in the foreground.

The State Historical Museum (Gosudarstvenny istoricheskiy muzyey) of Russia is a museum of Russian history wedged between Red Square and Manege Square in Moscow. Its exhibitions range from relics of prehistoric tribes that lived on the territory of present-day Russia, through priceless artworks acquired by members of the Romanov dynasty. The total number of objects in the museum's collection comes to millions. Alexander Gardens was one of the first urban public parks in Moscow, Russia. The park comprises three separate gardens, which stretch along all the length of the western Kremlin wall for 865 metres (2,838 ft) between the building of the Moscow Manege and the Kremlin. Glass cupola crowned by a statue of Saint George, holy patron of Moscow.

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