Syzran Kremlin

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Syzran Kremlin
Syzran, Flag of Russia.svg Russian Federation
Spasskaya Tower.
Spasskaya tower Syzran Kremlin
Type Kremlin
Height 27 meters
Site information
Open to
the public
Condition Ruined, (one tower)
Site history
Built 1683
Built by Governor G. Kozlowski
In use 1
Materials Wood, stone
Demolished Four towers
Battles/wars 1

The Syzran Kremlin (Russian: Сызранский Кремль) is located in the Russian town Syzran Samara Oblast, on the Kremlin hill at the confluence of the Volga, Syzranka river, Krymza river, overlooking the main historic street «Soviet». (another called «Biggest street»)

The preserved «Spaskaya tower» of Syzran Kremlin is the embodiment of old Russian architecture.

The only Kremlin in the Samara Oblast. Has survived only «Spasskaya» Tower». The Kremlin also houses the Church of the Nativity (1717).

In 1683 construction began on the fortress of Tsar Peter the Great I, directed the construction of Governor G. Kozlowski. «Spasskya Tower» was first portal, but then its redesigned and built inside the church in the name of the Savior. Participated in the fighting just once. Currently, the museum inside the tower Syzran Kremlin.

Coordinates: 53°08′49″N 48°27′15″E / 53.1469°N 48.4543°E / 53.1469; 48.4543