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Red Square is a city square in Moscow, Russia. The buildings surrounding the Square are all significant: Nearby to the South is the elaborate brightly domed Saint Basil's Cathedral and the palaces and cathedrals of the Kremlin, Lenin's Mausoleum. On...more
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Krasnaya ploshchad, Moscow 109012, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Try to go with a guide, to get the full flavor and history of Moscow Red Square. There is a lot to see and do there and around. Plan on spending a full day there tomorrow!!

Thank monitaslucel
Reviewed 2 days ago

This famous and historical place is full of tourists. But everywhere is very clean and safe. There is the famous luxury mall GUM. You'll find all of luxury brands around the world and more. Security is present everywhere, we feel safer than in Europe. Highly...More

Thank mfx6220
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really like going to the Red square every time I travel back to Russia. There is a lot of tourists, but the territory of the place is so big. There is the GUM Shopping Department, St Basil's Cathedral. Love taking pictures there.

Thank VIastrebova
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just an amazing view and feeling of grandeur. You do get a lot of people and trying to get a picture without people in the background is tricky. Nevertheless, I felt safe because the presence of police was seen all around. People were also very...More

Thank Luda C
Reviewed 4 days ago

After years of seeing this iconic landmark on the television it was an absolute life changing moment to actually see it in person. As we are staying quite close we have also seen it under lights. Equally wonderful.

Thank flickymicky
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is probably the first place any tourist heads for when she/he arrives in Moscow, and understandably so. It’s an absolutely wonderful place as you are completely surrounded by beautiful old buildings which are so full of history. On weekends, especially, the numbers of tourists...More

Thank Naija M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was delighted to be taken by colleagues to Red Square. I hadn’t realised how much was there and in the surrounding area on foot.... it’s a wonderful experience!

Thank Beccy J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great experience walking through Red Square - we went close to midnight and the place was eerily quiet but we got some fantastic photos with the stunning St Basils as a backdrop. There are security checks as you approach Red Square but there was little...More

Thank DPG1234
Reviewed 5 days ago

Try to go with a local guide (we did), to get the full flavor and history of Red Square. There is a lot to see and do there. Plan on spending a full day there.

Thank nyackgirl47
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be careful of the cleaning trucks while you admire the buildings around here. They sometimes drive insanely fast. Apart from that, this is one of the places you should come to on your trip to Moscow because it is where many of the town's attractions...More

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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
well.
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Rebecca H
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I would visit it any time but I did in the summer and it's fine, of course wear summer clothes
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Warmer weather is most likely encountered between May and September with the weather getting warmer towards the middle (July) then cooler towards the end of this period. Of course, there is always the odd “hot” or “Cold... More
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