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Address: Red Square, Moscow, Russia
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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Description: The embalmed body - or possibly a wax likeness - of this notorious...
The embalmed body - or possibly a wax likeness - of this notorious 20th-century Russian leader is viewable inside this large stone mausoleum, where a certain decorum for visitors is strictly enforced.
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an interesting historical monument

Security is strict; impressive atmosphere. Lenine is very well preserved. It is interesting to spend the time necessary to visit the monument, when walking around the Red Square... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Security is strict; impressive atmosphere. Lenine is very well preserved. It is interesting to spend the time necessary to visit the monument, when walking around the Red Square and the Kremlin.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was so strange visiting Stalin's Mausoleum. The entry was free and once inside you are ushered along, do not touch anything and don't stop. Well worth a visit even if it's just to say you have seen Stalin. Don't know how long this will be there because lots of Russian's feel he should now be buried.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Lenin's Tomb is located at the Red Square. His embalmed body has been on public display here since the year he died in 1924. For a few years he had company by Joseph Stalin's embalmed corpse, but Stalin was in 1961 moved to the 'Kremlin Wall Necropolis'. Bags, cameras etc. were not allowed inside the tomb, but there was a... More 

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

So this is a mausoleum that displays the embalmed body of Lenin, yes the Lenin who shaped both Russian and World history. I think it is pretty awesome that you can still go see the body of this man and the respect that is given to him. You will most likely have to wait in a line in order to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It was being restored during our first trip, but on the second day, we could see it shining tall and bright! A very imposing monument indeed!

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

As creepy as it might be to view the corpse of a dead dictator, it was at the top of my list of things to see. Was so disappointed to get there and find out that the mausoleum is closed until April.

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Esposende, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Don't know if it's the real Lenin, but the truth is that visiting the mausoleum it's one of the most "off the beaten track" in tourist terms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The mausoleum of Lenin in Moscow, was one of the monuments I wanted to see. I went there saw the building but unfortunately it was closed. They told me that opens in April. What a disappointed . Make sure that museums, monuments and other places of great interest are open, and which days of the week close.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When we saw a mausoleum was open, we decided to visit it. It was not too long line, it took a little more time for checking our bags by guards. Whatever people say negative about having burrial place right on the main square of the city, I think, not so many countries or cities can be proud of having mausoleums... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a very disturbing place, dark inside and you can not know for 100% if it is Lenin`s real body or just a wax figurine. Anyway, I recommend this experience. Just, bear in mind, that absolutely NO recording devices (including phones) are allowed inside of the mausoleum. You can store them in the nearby museum for a small price.... More 

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