Private Armoury Museum and Diamond Half Day Tour in Moscow

Private Armoury Museum and Diamond Half Day Tour in Moscow
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$224.92
Duration: 2 hours
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In this exciting tour, you will visit the Kremlin Armoury Museum and Diamond Fund. Definitely, a "must see" museum and one of the oldest museums in Moscow, established in 1808 and located in the Moscow Kremlin.

The collections of the Armoury Chamber preserve the state regalia of Russia. Museum's highlights include the Imperial Crown of Russia, Monomakh's Cap, the ivory throne of Ivan the Terrible, imperial carriages, weapons, armour, and the Fabergé eggs. The Diamond Fund is a very special exposition of the Armoury Museum.

As its name suggests, the Diamond Fund stores the biggest and most valuable diamonds, which were ever found on the territory of Russia. Famous for the high purity of its Yakut diamonds, Russia is the second largest producer of diamonds in the world. The collection of the Diamond Fund also houses some of the most precious jewellery items in Russia, including several of the famous Faberge Easter Eggs. You can also admire the Orlov diamond, almost 190 carats, named after Catherine the Great's lover, Prince Grigory Orlov.

In this exciting tour, you will visit the Kremlin Armoury Museum and Diamond Fund. Definitely, a "must see" museum and one of the oldest museums in Moscow, established in 1808 and located in the Moscow Kremlin.