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The capital of Russia is Moscow. It is one of the largest cities in Europe. The population of the city is about 12 million. Moscow is situated on seven hills.
Chronicles first mentioned Moscow in 1147. It was a little settlement at the top of a hill, a settlement founded by Prince Yuri Dolgoruky. First it became the capital in the 16th century under Ivan the Terrible. Second it became the capital after the October revolution.
The heart of Moscow is Red Square, the central and the most beautiful square in Moscow. Here you can see St. Basil's Cathedral, the monument to Minin and Pozharsky, that was designed by I. Martos in 1818, the History Museum, etc.
But everybody knows Red Square because the Kremlin is situated there. The Kremlin is the oldest historical and architectural centre of Moscow. The Russian Tzars and Emperors were crowded here. The Kremlin consists of 20 towers. Four of them are gate towers. The Tzar-cannon and the Tzar-bell, the biggest cannon and bell in the world, are in the Kremlin.
Moscow is also famous for its museums. For example, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Museum of Fine Arts.
There are a lot of theatres in Moscow. The best known of them is the Bolshoi Opera House, that was built by Bove in 1825.
Moscow is the biggest transport and political centre of our country. We are proud of our capital because it is one of the cities of the world that must be seen.