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Armorial Gate

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  1. a unique monumental erection of traditional Russian architecture

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 14, 2009
  2. Russian: Гербовые ворота, Gerbovye vorota

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  3. Situated in the Moscow Kremlin, the structure was symbolic of the centralized Russian state

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  4. Its name references polychrome tiles of the second floor, which displayed heraldic emblems of formerly independent Russian principalities

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  5. When constructing a palace for Ivan III in the late 15th century, the Italian architect Aloisio built an interior brick wall inside the Kremlin to defend the royal palace from south and west

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  6. The western wall was pierced by two arches, the smaller for pedestrians and the larger for vehicles

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