Tsar Cannon

Local nameЦарь-пушка
LocationTverskoy District, Moscow, Russia

The Tsar Cannon is a large early modern period artillery piece on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin. It is a monument of Russian artillery casting art, cast in bronze in 1586 in Moscow, by the Russian master bronze caster Andrey Chokhov. Mostly of symbolic impact, it was never used in a war. However, the cannon bears traces of at least one firing. Per the Guinness Book of Records it is the largest bombard by caliber in the world, and it is a major tourist attraction in the ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsar_Cannon

Coordinates 55°45'5.28" N 37°37'4.516" E

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