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Second Nameless Tower:
This tower was built about 1500 and has been preserved substantially in itsoriginal form. The octagonal tent-roofed superstructure dates from 1680. The tower was destroyed during the War of 1812 andreconstructed in 1816-19.
The height of the tower is 34.15 m (112 ft).
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This tower was built about 1500. In the reign of Ivan IV, itwas used for storing powder. An explosion in the powder magazine causedheavy damage and the tower was pulled down under Catherine II's plan forrebuilding the Kremlin. After being rebuilt it was blown up by the Frenchin 1812 and was again rebuilt by Osip I. Boveon the basis of old sketches and plans.
The height of the tower is 30.2 m (99 ft).
Address: Moscow, Downtown
Directions: Kremlin area
Phone: +7 965 150-00-71
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