This walk explores Red Square, the historic complex in the heart of Moscow that is called "red" because the word originally meant "beautiful" in Russian, not because of the colour of its walls.In the Soviet Union period, this was the centre of the socialist cult. Today the complex serves as the official residence of the President.You'll see cathedrals, museums, churches, 20 towers, several monuments, and a mausoleum along the way, as well as the most fashionable store in Moscow. You'll also see the Moscow Kremlin, the one-time official residence of the tsar.The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: State Historical Museum, Moscow, Central RussiaThe State Historical Museum has a collection of millions of items including prehistoric relics, golden artifacts, ancient manuscripts, Russian ceramics and priceless artworks. The museum's collection of 1.7 million coins makes it the largest coin collection in Russia.Pass By: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Central RussiaThe Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed also known as Saint Basil's Cathedral, is one of the most recognizable symbols of the country. The building is currently a museum and is officially known as the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat. The Cathedral was built between 1555–1561 on orders of Ivan the Terrible.Pass By: Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow, Central RussiaLenin's Mausoleum is the final resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. Soon after his death in 1924 his body was embalmed and has been on public display since then. The architect Alexey Shchusev was commissioned with building the structure two days after Lenin died.