Lenin Mausoleum

Moscow Russia Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Vladimir Lenin's embalmed body has been on display at the Lenin Mausoleum in Moscow Russia since 1924.  It is sometimes called Lenin's Tomb.

During the communist era, thousands upon thousands of Russians would queue for hours for the opportunity to view the body of their beloved leader.

Lenin Mausoleum, Moscow Russia
Lenin Mausoleum, Moscow

This photograph, showing soldiers guarding the tomb, was taken in 1971.

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