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| Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Moscow 125009, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many countries have a version of this memorial. This one has an eternal flame and, during the day, has two guards on duty overlooking the memorial. This memorial, along with the others around the world, is a solemn reminder of the many soldiers who died...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Don't get me wrong, is not the same design. Which region/city has their own rendition, all of them inspire a sense of respect and calm that these guys did not receive during the war. The park by itself is beautiful, as a tourist you must...More

Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

You will come across this as you go through the gates to exit red square. Go through the impressive gates to Alexander Park , a few metres in you will see this guarded monument dedicated to the unknown soldier . Peaceful and full of respect.

Thank KLBOS
Reviewed September 24, 2018 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 356peterg
Reviewed September 15, 2018

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 September 6, 2018

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

Thank gentleman492001
Reviewed September 4, 2018

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

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 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

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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
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