From ancient times every Russian town had its own kremlin that protected it from enemies. A kremlin was considered to be a center of all settlement. Firstly kremlins were wooden then stone and refractory with impregnable towels and moats. Nowadays Russia has about 20 such historic and cultural buildings that are not just military fortresses but also great architectural complexes with temples, palaces and halls. Practically everybody knows about the famous Moscow Kremlin and only few know about the second kremlin in Moscow, that is called the Izmailovo Kremlin.
It was built from 1998 till 2007 on a barren. Now different city holidays, festivals and fairs take place in this Kremlin.
Russians like to celebrate their weddings here according to the oldest Russian traditions. Everyone couldn’t boast such a wedding!
The main gates. The admission is free.
The tavern of the Russian vodka and the retro cafe “An Old Moscow” are located on the Kremlin territory.
Here are also museums of Russian suits, Russian toys, bread, felt boots and the museum of the vodka history.
365 reasons to drink.
The marriage palace.
St. Nicholas Church is the highest (46 metres) wooden temple in Russia.
Architectural and decorative elements are made in traditions of the XVIIth century.