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The Tsarskaya Tower
The Tsarskaya Tower was build right on top of the wall between the Spasskaya and the Nabatnaya Towers in 80-s of the 17th century. Its octahedral marquee standing on four pitcher-shaped pillars recalls the roofs of the tower buildings of that time.
According to the Kremlin's map of the end of the 17th century, there was a tetrahedral wooden turret on the tower’s place. Its name is connected with a legend saying that it was a sort of canopy over the Tsar’s throne. From here the Russian Tsar could see what was going on in the Kremlin and Red Square.
Besides, the alarm-bells of the Kremlin fire brigade, so-called Spasskiy Nabat, were fixed on the Tsarskaya Tower.
Its height including the vane is 16,7 m.
Moscow university11/1 Mohovaya street
It is known that Moscow University is located on Vorobievy hills. This is partially true. Old building, built in 1782, is located on Mohovaya Street. The massive building with a large dome and a wide portico clearly seen from the Manege Square. In 1812, the building burned down, but after 7 years of the recovery process has been fully restored, and University building welcomed its new students.
"The House on the Embankment"Serafimovicha street 2
A special place in the architecture of Moscow occupies the 1st House of People's Commissars and the Central Executive Committee - the famous "House on the Embankment". It is located directly opposite the Kremlin as a symbol of the grim pre-war era and was the "main character" of the novel by Yuri Trifonov. This house was a unique complex. 505 apartments, with the latest equipment for those years, were populated by a new Soviet elite - generals, people's commissars, cultural figures.