Red Square

Moscow Russia Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Red Square is Moscow's main city square.  It is located in the heart of the city and is home to many of Moscow's most famous landmarks.

Major attractions on the square include the Kremlin, the Lenin Mausoleum, St. Basil's Cathedral and the GUM department store.

Red Square, Moscow Russia
Red Square, Moscow Russia

During the Soviet era, elaborate military parades occurred in the square.  Communist Party leaders would observe those events from atop the mausoleum.

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