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Astrakhan Kremlin after the Restoration

The Astrakhan Kremlin is a historical and architectural complex, which is an integral ensemble of monuments of defense architecture, cult and civil architecture.

Today, it is not only a monument of Russian architecture. There is an ethnographic museum with a very rich collection of exhibits. Photos by: Dmitry Gazin.

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In total, the complex includes about two dozen objects of the 16th – early 20th centuries.

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Recently, the restoration of the Astrakhan Kremlin was completed, which lasted several years.

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You should definitely visit this place if you are interested in the architecture and history of Astrakhan.

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Trinity Cathedral.

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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1698-1710).

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