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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Red Square ranks as the third largest in Russia, but is the best known and most easily recognised internationally. The Square has a number of historic attractions, and should be visited either early in the morning before the crowds arrive, or late at night...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the high of a visit to Moscow and wow just amazing to experience . We arrived late afternoon to see it in daylight and then stayed as it fell dusk to dark. Incredible to see the change of atmosphere with the lights and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The square is huge and eye catching with a lot OF beautiful sides around IT such as The Kremli, The st. Basil church and museum. IT is also The site OF The Lenin musoleum. A good photo op from all angles and sides. A must...More

Thank GeneP788
Reviewed 4 days ago

The GUM store, The Kremlin and St Basils - it's hard to find a square anywhere in the world with so many landmarks in such a small area. Just be warned. Red Square is used for many events so don't be surprised to find parts...More

Thank planestrainsevery
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived in Moscow early morning and walked straight to Red Square. The area was clean, inviting and safe. The sun was just rising, casting long shadows across the cobblestones. Flanked by the Kremlin on one side, Gum department store on the other, with St...More

Thank MadMark_0_0_0
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you visit Moscow you really need to visit Red Square. With perfect views of the Kremlin and St Basils cathedral and next to the famous GUM shopping mall.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful site, beautiful view around d red square, plan 1 full afternoon to enter church, Kremlin and explore the surroundings, top end mall and other shops.

Thank bujcc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just wow. You can feel the Russia here. Soon new year, there will be new year markets and ice skating.

Thank serako
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The red square was the backdrop to our visits to the Kremlin, Lenin’s tomb, Saint basil’s cathedral, gum, and other places, but there isn’t much to do in Red Square. You’ll probably pass through it on your way to do something on the periphery of...More

Thank TheMcLeanVAFive
Reviewed 6 days ago

The visitor never gets bored here. In summer or winter, it is always amazing to contemplate the walls of Kremlin (including the Lenin's Mausoleum), the Tsum shopping centre and the simply amazing Saint Basil´s Cathedral. In my top 3 ever, that is a lot to...More

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November 16, 2018|
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Response from Ruby B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, based on my husband's host who is a Muscovite, winters in Russia are extremely cold. They get a lot of snow, with temperatures dipping as low as -32 degrees celsius. I wouldn't recommend taking small children to Russia... More
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September 6, 2018|
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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
I would visit it any time but I did in the summer and it's fine, of course wear summer clothes
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Bill R | Reviewed this property |
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