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Review of Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)

Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
Krasnaya ploshchad, Moscow, Russia (Red Square & Kitay-gorod)
292-4019
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Private Walking Tour of Moscow's Red Square
Ranked #1 of 1,994 things to do in Moscow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Preston, United Kingdom
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585 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
“We liked it.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Spent a faascinating 2 hours, buildings were Interesting, Good people watching and GUM unbelievably upmarket.

Visited August 2013
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Herts
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73 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Lives up to its billing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Lenin's Mausoleum - there is a queue but it moves pretty quickly. You can't take mobiles in if they have a camera - so either travel light of leave them at a counter on the corner - 50 roubles to put it there,
Just wandering around and taking in the atmosphere.

Visited August 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“a place where all the people got married”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Three weddings in one day! Crazy people :) Lot of tourists and LENIN. I liked churches nearby and museums. On the left side you will find extremely expensive shops.

Visited August 2013
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Impressive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The square was being prepared for a military tattoo but it was still impressive - both at night and in the day. The queue for Lenin's tomb was too long for us.

Visited August 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A "must visit" in Moscow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Red Square and the Kremlin is a must see in Moscow with both Russians and Tourist flocking to the square for whatever reason. The St Basil Cathedral's colorful "onion shaped" domes definitely deserve some shutter action for the discerning traveller while the shopping mall beside the square provides decent food and shopping experience. Go during the day and at night as the scene is totally different when the lights are lit up in the evening. Visit the museum, walk around the square, sit by the side or laze at the nearby parks. This place is definitely worth visiting the entire day if you only have a day in Moscow.

Visited June 2013
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