For me, it has always been something mysterious that I associated with hiding under my desk during safety drills in school. That is what happens when your childhood is spent under the shadow of the Cold War.
I certainly was not prepared for the grandeur and beauty I saw when I arrived there, even though I had seen pictures in books and movies. The Kremlin is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Here are only a select few of the buildings in the Kremlin: