Zemlyanoy Gorod

Historical Zemlyanoy Gorod corresponds to the area now in between the Boulevard Ring and the Garden Ring roads

1638 plan of Moscow by Matthäus Merian, with Zemlyanoy Gorod highlighted
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Zemlyanoy Gorod in 17th-century Moscow was the outer ring of the city, surrounded by ramparts and a moat.

Earth city, house of XVII century, Moscow, Prechistenka str.-1
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It surrounded the older moat built by Aloisio the New in the early 16th century which delimited Bely Gorod.

1638 plan of Moscow by Matthäus Merian, with Zemlyanoy Gorod highlighted
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