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Moskva River
Copyright © Andrey Prokofiev

Moskva River

In the 17th century, the Portomoinye Gates were built in this portion of the wall so that palace laundresses could go to the Portomoiny raft on the Moskva River to rinse porty, or underclothes. These gates were bricked up in 1813.

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Uploaded: April 29, 2004
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