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| Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Moscow 125009, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thought this was a fantastic memorial to Russia military loses, 25m in world war 2 alone deserves something special and this is very special. Stand and think and I’d be surprised if a tear doesn’t well up!

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day we selected to visit the eternal flame at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Great Patriotic War 1941-45 there was a special military memorial event going on. We were not allowed into the area where the tomb is located the gate...More

Thank GranddaddyDom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our travel agent took us to this spot. He explained to us the importance the area where many tourist visited.

Thank gentleman492001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was so understated, it could be missed if you didn't know what to look for. We wanted to see the changing of the guard and left Red Square to get there early enough to be able to see. We didn't make it in time....More

1  Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The changing of the guard happens every hour. It was quite moving to witness. Located in Alexandrovsky Garden.

1  Thank DreamTraveler365
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The guard seems to change here on the hour throughout the day, not sure what time it starts and finishes, I visited at 4pm. The epitome of watching the TV news around remembrance time when I was a kid, was the wreathe laying so I...More

Thank RichardUpshall
Reviewed July 6, 2018

the tomb of the unknown solder is a nice to see at the kremlin, also you can witness the change of guard (hourly) and the eternal flame always burning

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed July 3, 2018

It is a memorial, at the red square. Nothing much to see unless changing of the guard is going on, which makes it a solemn moment.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Set in the outside wall of the Kremlin, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier commemorates the millions of Russian soldiers that gave their lives in what the Russians call The Great Patriotic War (WWII to those in the West). Two guards mount a permanent vigil...More

2  Thank Travlintone
Reviewed May 28, 2018

located at the entrance to Alexander park the tomb is guarded by two soldiers from the Russian first division the only people to reside inside the Kremlin walls the guard changes on the hour and is done with smart pinpoint precision worth watching .

2  Thank moor2croft
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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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Deborah B
May 5, 2015|
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Response from Kara79 | Reviewed this property |
On the hour they change. Three soldiers march in and change positions. A parade with horses I believe takes place every Saturday April to November on Cathedral Square in the Kremlin. This is the Guard Mounting parade and... More