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Astrakhan Kremlin Welcomes Tourists
15.03.2012 12:41
Astrakhan Kremlin Welcomes Tourists
The part of the Kremlin in Astrakhan

The Astrakhan Kremlin is preparing for a new tourist season. This year, visitors will see new exhibitions and many other novelties.

      The most important attraction of Astrakhan is annually visited by more than 250,000 tourists. The largest number of guests can be observed during the summer season, which lasts from May to October.

      Among the upcoming novelties are the new exhibition in the tower “Krasnye vorota”, expositions with a stylized interior where one can take photo and watch a thematic movie, handicrafts making workshops.

      The Astrakhan Kremlin is the legendary fortress, founded by Ivan the Terrible. It was built from 1580 to 1620 years. Currently, more than 20 cultural and historical objects are situated on its territory.

      The museum is open daily except Monday, from 10:00 to 17:00. The entrance fee is 50 rubles for foreign tourists.

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Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian tourism Astrakhan Russian cities attractions Russian culture  

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