I suppose this is one of those must do things when you are in Moscow but be prepared for a long wait to get in. Once inside the steady procession of visitors are urged along by the security staff so no time to really hang...More
About Lenin's Mausoleum
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A bunch of tour groups showed up right when it opened. We were lucky enough to get in after just one, but if we had gotten there even 3 minutes later we would have been stuck in line another 30-40 minutes. The queue didn't move...More
We visited on a Wednesday morning and we were soon through the Security Check at the entrance to the Red Square. We felt a bit intimidated by the length of the queue to the Mausoleum, at 10 am it was about 50 metres long, but...More
Lenin's Mausoleum (and the adjacent Kremlin Wall Necropolis) is no doubt an interesting free attraction worth waiting in line for. However, one should come early as open hours are limited to three hours per day 4 days a week, and lines tend to get longer...More
The queue is quite long for the outcome (about an hour vs 8 minutes going round). Bit then it is free. But this is something that really must be done to get a full picture of the god like treatment of some of the USSRs...More
I saw "Lenin" in Moscow in 1966 along with a small group of international of students from the Sorbonne. At that time, this viewing was taken so seriously by the Soviets, that armed guards dotted the path of the people waiting in line for admission....More
Preserved body of Lenin guarded by very serious soldiers who frown if you dare smile and make you move at their pace.Not fun, but interesting to see.
A different experience visiting this sight. After reading reviews decided to arrive earlier then the opening time of 10am. Arrived at 9.30am on a Wednesday and the queue was already very big. However, once 10am the queue moves very quickly and we were inside Lenins...More
The design of Lenin's Mausoleum does not suit the historical surrounding of the Red Square, according my opinion. Besides, Lenin's wish was to be burried next to his family in St. Petersburg.