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Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)

Krasnaya ploshchad, Moscow, Russia
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Red Square, once the site of executions and military parades, sits smack in the middle of Moscow, bounded on one side by the Kremlin walls and Lenin's tomb and on the other by GUM, the country's largest department store.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Krasnaya ploshchad, Moscow, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed yesterday

Of course it is full of tourists and of course it is not going to change your life, but seeing the Red Square is something not to be missed when being in Russia. Honestly, you wont as it is hard to visit Moscow without passing...More

Thank D_vid13
Reviewed yesterday

amazing!!!beautiful to visit during the day, but even nicer at night when all is lighten up. lots ofthings to see and do around

Thank frimanal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The red square does provide such a festive atmosphere! Especially during the Christmas time as there is the Christmas market and all the little lights. This makes the place even more beautiful :-)

Thank Mabrezol
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing. So much history in one place. Just to stand in Red Square. And so many great historical sites within walking distance. You could spend days in the area.

Thank johnlindat
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the highlights of the Russian tour. To be in the red square and not feel in awe must mean that you are dead :) The photo opportunities in daylight as well as night - gives me the shivers!!!

Thank Violetvz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dropped off on the river bridge below the Kremlin walls where the opposition leader was recently murdered. Fortunately the threatening rain clouds vanished as mysteriously as the gunman and we were able to spend the short time we had admiring the squares impressive buildings. From...More

Thank donelgit
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Totally worth going, beatiful and historical place. Just make sure to early to take nice pictures (usually the square is crowded with tourists)

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Red Square is a surprisingly empty area - on one side it is flanked by the rather plain red brick wall of the Kremlin complex, and on the other mainly by the GUM department store. At either end you have more interesting buildings, especially St...More

Thank MKMapman
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was reading about this place in spy novels since I was a young boy so I was really looking forward to seeing this place. My expectations were superseded. The place, especially at night was magical. I cannot really explain it but this square, reeking of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Always wanted to be in this square and it didn't disappoint. It is so big. The department store that runs the length of the square was a real treat. Simple, tasty food and fascinating shops.

Thank DawnT40
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Har45 | Reviewed this property |
I have friends who love Russia in winter. Snow and cold (although they say not as cold as it used to be). If you like that weather why not go for it.
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22 June 2017|
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Response from Robin M | Reviewed this property |
Its a headache getting a visa but go through "Real Russia", it will cost more but will be a breeze. Fill out form online and pay Meet courier at visa office in london on a pre arranged date to have your finger prints taken... More