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“Walking through history.....”

Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
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Kremlin Territory with Cathedrals Red Square Tour
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Private Walking Tour of Moscow's Red Square
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Private Walking Tour of Moscow Including The Kremlin and Red Square
Ranked #1 of 2,440 things to do in Moscow
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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.
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“Walking through history.....”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Just stand and ponder the events and leaders that have demonstrated and postulated their power to the rest of the world, a must visit site that is central for so many other interesting and must visit places

Visited April 2013
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“A cobbled square!”
Reviewed January 25, 2014

OK, so you want a review of 'Red Square'. it's a cobbled square! Nothing special about it. What makes it 'special' I suppose are the buildings on each side - the museum on one side, Kremlin and Lenin's mausoleum on another, GUM shopping arcade on the other and St. Basil's Cathedral on the fourth! End of! In winter there's an ice-rink in the middle. What made it 'special' for me was the connotations of the old Soviet May Day parades with tanks etc. rumbling through it. Let's face it, you're going to Moscow, you're going to see Red Square. It's just got to be done!

Visited January 2014
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“Beautiful square!”
Reviewed January 25, 2014

We always wanted to visit Moscow to see Red Square.
Finally we were there. It is beautiful, with great history and buildings on it.
Kremlin, Saint Basil, GUM and State Historical museums are really beautiful sights on Red Square. We were lucky to be guided and hear interesting facts and stories about this place and about Moscow. Recommended!!!

Visited January 2014
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“Must Visit”
Reviewed January 24, 2014

If in Moscow, you have to visit the red square. It helps that you have plenty to see around and that Red Square can be made central to that plan.

its one of the things that if you don't visit you would feel that you haven't visited Moscow.

Visited July 2013
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“Heart of Moscow”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

You can't really come to Moscow and not go and see the Red Square. I came in November, and found it quiet and humbling to walk around. Plenty to see and do nearby as well - well worth spending an hour or so to see everything - and remember to come back at night when the area is lit up, well worth the return trip.

Visited November 2013
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