Red Square

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Red Square information

Moscow , Russia
Krasnaya pl
Getting there
Metro: Ploshchad Revolyutsii
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Immediately outside the Kremlin’s northeastern wall is the celebrated Red Square, the 400m by 150m area of cobblestones that is at the very heart of Moscow. Commanding the square from the southern end is St Basil’s Cathedral . This panorama never fails to send the heart aflutter, especially at night.

In old Russian, krasny meant 'beautiful' and Krasnaya Ploshchad lives up to its name. Further, it evokes an incredible sense of import to stroll across the place where so much of Russian history has unfolded.