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The Tsar's (Tsarskaya) Tower
The small Tsarskaya Tower was raised right on top of the wall between the Saviour and the Alarm Bell Towers in 80-s of the XVIIth century. Its eight-faceted marquee standing on four pitcher-shaped pillars reminds of the terem-buildings' porches of that time.
According to the Kremlin's map of the end of XVIIth century, there was a four-faceted wooden turret on the tower’s place. Its name is linked to a legend saying it was a sort of canopy over the Tsar’s throne. From here the Tsar of All Russia could take a close watch on what was going on in the Kremlin and Red Square.
Besides, the alarm-bells of the Kremlin fire brigadge - so-called Spasskiy Nabat (Saviour Alarm Bell) – were fixed on the Tsar's Tower.
Its height with the weathervane is 16,7 m.