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Red Square, Moscow

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Located at the heart of Moscow, Red Square offers easy access to most of the city's major attractions. Surrounded by landmark buildings representative of Moscow's rich architectural heritage, the vast square is the first destination for most visitors to the city. Its name comes not from the color of the cobbles or its link to communist history, but from one interpretation of the Russian word "krasniy," meaning "beautiful." Most of the city's major streets originate from this square, but the majority of tourists come to this World Heritage Site to take pictures and visit the surrounding buildings, including a mausoleum housing the embalmed body of Vladimir Lenin. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Moscow trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Spent day out at the square.Beautiful scenes. Shopping was expensive more for sightseeing. Visit into St Basils was costly but worth the trip into the Catheral.  more »
  • During a short trip, I managed to go there twice, one time in snow and another in bright light. There was more funs in the evenings. I hope nobody can resist taking lots of pictures. It is a must...  more »
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