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Kremlin in Izmailovo Near Pond

Kremlin in Izmailovo Near Pond

Here is the view on the beautiful architectural ensemble of the Kremlin in Izmailovo from the small pedestrian bridge on the way to Izmailovsky Ostrov (Izmailov's Iceland). The walls and towers of the Kremlin were built in 1990s in the style of Medieval Russian wooden fortress and nowadays it houses the well-known and very popular craft flea market, called Vernisazh (or Art City, Craft Market), where you can buy all kinds of Russian souvenirs, as like matreshkas, shaulves, samovars, carved chess and Ded Moroz'es (Santas), gzhel and many other famous souvenirs from Russia at reasonable prices if compare with shops in downtown of Moscow city.
The weather in Moscow this winter is stil very warm, (now snow in middle of January, just incredible!) but very cloudy, just several days were sunny during the last couple of months... Of course, this weather is quite depressing, but I think that this colorful ancient style towers can change your mood in positive way with any weather conditions This is like kids start to smile after looking on Disney Land... and that is why, having pretty hard climate conditions with short summers and long winters, Russians like colorful & decorative buildings!

With BEST Regards,
Arthur Lookianov
Private Guide & Personal Driver in Moscow
Moscow Photo Gallery
Jan 16th, 2007

Photo taken on 2006-12-04 at 14:30:03

Random customer's Responses & Recommendations.
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Ian Hayles Ian Hayles
From: Australia
Date: 2013-07-12 00:47:30

We were prompted to make plans to visit Moscow this year when our daughter Elizabeth was invited to attend a medical conference in June 2013. Our friends Richard and Stacey Host had visited Moscow in February 2013 and recommended Arthur.
It was the best decision. In three days we saw so much and learnt so much about Russian history and its impact and connections with our own history.
We firstly visited St Petersburg for three days on our own and then travelled to Moscow by the fast train Sapsan. Arthur was there to greet us and immediately took us to Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and GUM Department Store. After a quick lunch we visited the vast Moscow Kremlin with all its fascinating buildings. Arthur explained a lot of things to us and took lots of photos. He then drove us to our hotel and helped us check in.
The next day Arthur took us Novodevichy Convent and Cemetery. Many famous people are buried in the cemetery. Later we went to Sparrow Hills and Victory Park (WWII memorial). The peace and beauty of the convent on a sunny day was special in contrast to sadness of the Victory Park with its Hall of Memory and Sorrows. The Museum and collection of military vehicles (including the famous T34 tank) and aircraft was very interesting.
On Friday we did a Countryside tour to Sergiyev Posad (Russian Jerusalem). It was lovely to be out of the city and to enjoy the country area. We finished off the day by walking round the All-Russia Exhibition centre (VDNKh). Once more Arthur drove us back to hotel.
What a great experience! Thank you Arthur for your Tour Guiding competence, friendly accepting character and great photographs. We highly recommend him.