Travel Photography Featured photos taken in Russia and tagged as buildings
Irkutsk is a frontier town with lots of wooden buildings
Nothing like building new buildings away from old ones to keep an area in charecter
Domes of one of the cathedrals located inside the Kremlin walls
Grand Duke Pashkov's palace is right across from the entrance into the Kremlin. This is my favorite building in Moscow, just like the way it looks, it is being restored now.
The main palace buildings
One of the many old streets leading to the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow
This photo was taken at overlook at Vorobyevy Hills. Moscow State University is the tallest building in Moscow.
Voskresenskiye Gate was the main entrance into Red Square, but Stalin removed it and the small chapel in order to make it easier for troops and trucks to come in for the big parades he liked to have. When communisn ended the gate and chapel were restored back to the way they were.
The Kremlin wall facing the Moscow River
This house is one of the oldest houses still standing in Moscow today. Located right down from the Kremlin and Red Square, it was given as a gift to English merchants by Tsar Ivan the Terrible, later it became the first British Embassy in Russia. Today it is a museum.
This elaborate Russian Orthodox church was built on the spot where Tsar Alexander 2 was assassinated.
The Buddhist temple located in Ivolga (Ivolginsk). It was the only spiritual center of Buddhists all over the USSR.