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"Towers holy and secular" Top 5 Page for this destination Moscow Things to Do Tip by TheWanderingCamel

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  Church and State
by TheWanderingCamel

Some cities have one or two unique buildings that stand out above all others -Sydney's Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, Paris 's Eiffel Tower. Others have a whole skyline that is so unique it is instantly recognizable - Istanbul's minarets and low domes, New York's skyscrapers. The onion domes of countless churches and the needle-spires of the vystony-dom (the Stalinist skyscrapers) form Moscow's distinctive skyline. Symbolic of Church and State, whichever way you look, both are in your line of sight. You could be nowhere else but the Russian capital.

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  • Updated Jul 17, 2005
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