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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As I was in Moscow for work, I did not get to Red Square in the daytime. However, don't let that put you off going at night. All the buildings are lit up, especially the GUM shopping centre, so everything can be seen from the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dinger835
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing. Every single time since my childhood I wonder how huge is this and how many landmarks situated here. St. Basil with its unique colourful cupolas, incredible towers of Kremlin, Historical museum, churches, GUM which looks like a mansion in neorussian style...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kremlin and Red Square are basically together. Both are must see place that a lot of impressive constructions that you should not missed : )

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BreadChan
Reviewed 6 days ago

The square is the central point of Moscow surrounded by the Kremlin, St. Basil's cathedral, Kazan's cathedral, the state historical museum, the Voskresenskiye gates with the Iverskaya chapel and GUM shopping mall. Do not miss visiting Zradye park next to St. Basil's cathedral, and walking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DemetrioRak
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in Moscow you must visit the red square it is one of the places that you should plan to visit it is a very important part of world history and have very easy access just go with metro it is located in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank etsh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ofcourse an absolutely must-see in Moscow. A square between the St. Basil's church, Kremlin with Lenin's thomb in front, GUM and State Historical museum, which are all among the top 20 Moscow attractions. And during the winter, there is an open air ice-skating arena. yYes,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nejo J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to shop, dine loads of very interesting history and attractions to visit & architecture out of this world.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank whatyaseeiswhatyaget
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding place, lot of history around! It can be sunny or rainy, still it is impressive. You can walk around the square and find multiple buildings, explanations are available in English.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jorge_Olivares
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is my favorite place to be in moscow You can take the iconinc shot behind the symbol of moscow a must visit when visiting Moscow

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Charzmoritz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red Square visit was very pleasant. We felt safe with all the police presence and friendly tourists. The area was lit up with beautiful lights and a skating rink.

Date of experience: February 2019
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13 January 2019|
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Response from 948maryannk | Reviewed this property |
Red Square is not always open so I can not say yes for sure. They put barricades and guards up and closed it for two days during my stay. You could Look in but not walk through. Much of Moscow was lit when we arrived at 5 am... More
17 November 2018|
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Response from elenabukina | Reviewed this property |
Russia is the comfortable country in the social plan. As well as any other country of Europe. In Moscow everything is equipped for tourists with children. Come, at us it is very beautiful! Weather in Moscow in the Christmas... More
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Response from simonh1986aus | Reviewed this property |
I would visit it any time but I did in the summer and it's fine, of course wear summer clothes