In 1812 on Borodinskoye Field the army of Napoleon had the main battle with the Russian troops defending Moscow. Neither army won the battle but the Russian continued to retreat. Then they left Moscow, and a bit later the French army was driven out from Russia
The kremlin of Mozhaisk is on the Sobornaya Gora in the center of the city. In the past it was a strong citadel defending the southern borders of Moscow principality. In 12 century the citadel was encircled by wooden walls. In 1624 they were replaced by the walls of white stone
There were 18 monasteries in Mozhaisk in the period of its prosperity in 15-17 centuries. However, to our day there remained only the Luzhetsky Monastery.
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