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This garden lying near the north-west stretch of the Garden Ring was founded in 1892 on Karetny Ryad by the entrepreneur Yakov Schukin. The park opened in 1894 and was an immediate success with the public. Nowadays the grounds of the park accommodate three older theatres: New Opera, Sphere, and the Hermitage. A sprinkling of park furniture, flower-beds and decorative touches further enhance the park and by night it is all lit up by 19th century-style lanterns.
The Alexander Gardens were developed between 1820 and 1823 and run along the west wall of the Kremlin. The gardens occupy an area of about 865 meters (2838 feet). In his attempt to make the gardens as distinctive as possible, Osip Bove combined an orderly plan with the free arrangement of trees plus elements of romantic-style gardens. The gardens are bordered by decorative iron railings. Locals and foreign tourists often come to the gardens to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Being a popular public spot, the garden is open throughout the year.
The Kremlin Wall Necropolis is a a historic burial ground contain mass graves of soldiers who died during the Bolshevik October Revolution and many important politicians, dignitaries, scientists and astronauts. The location was first used for burials in 1917 and carried on until 1927 when only ashes of cremated bodies were allowed to be buried in the Kremlin Wall. However, the ground again came into service in 1946 but was exclusively reserved for noted national dignitaries. The final burial took place here in 1985 during Konstantin Chernenko's funeral. The site has been a protected heritage landmark since 1974 and tombs and busts of many famous personalities like Stalin, Suslov and Kalinin located along the granite steps.
Taynitsky Garden is an enormous green space nestled in the renowned Moscow Kremlin, which is situated in the heart of the magnificent city of Moscow. This urban park has been deemed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the specialized United Nations agency. The site was formerly occupied by the Saints Constantine and Helena church in the 14th Century. At present, the garden comprises of well-maintained flower beds, woodlands and shrubs.
Moscow Armenian Cemetery, located next to the Vagankovo cemetery, is a historical and important cemetery belonging to the Armenian church. It was opened in 1804 and established by Minas Lazarev, a local Armenian leader who is buried in a crypt here along with his family. Many other noted Armenian personalities like poets, writers, politicians, actors and activists are buried here as well. Impressive state protected monuments like obelisks, tombs and sculptures can be found in the cemetery which draw a number of visitors interested in Armenian history and culture.
The Garden of the Russian Army was founded under the reign of Catherine the Great, and still retains its original 18th-century layout. This picturesque place has a lovely pond, a lake with wild ducks and geese, benches, summer and winter cafes and a modern bar. It is a good place simply for a relaxing stroll. At the far north end of the park lies the imposing Theatre of the Russian Army, built in the grand style of the Stalin era.