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View taken from a pine grove, on a dark and snowy winter's eve, of a multi-towered and multistoried white campanile featuring two towers topped with gold domes. Also visible are two cathedrals on either side of the bell tower.

"Moscow's greatest landmark, [built in 1600], is the Bell Tower of Ivan the Great, which stands 270 ft. above the Kremlin and surrounding city. It also is [located in] the exact center of the Kremlin. [Moscow, 1956.]" The Kremlin, p. 153.