For most people Moscow is undoubtedly associated with Red Square which astonishes by its size. It is delimited by the severity of the Mausoleum, the Kremlin walls, the famous GUM department store, the exuberant colours of St. Basil's Cathedral and Historical Museum. In Russian, the square is called Krasnaya Ploschad, which can be translated as Red Square. The word “krasnaya” means in Russian both "red" and "beautiful," and the latter, describes the square as a beautiful place. Now Red Square represents an open-area site of more than 500,000 square feet. Once you are in Moscow the first thing worth doing is visiting Red Square, the right heart of the capital.
St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Lobnoye Place, Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum, Minin and Pozharsky monument, the Voskresenskiye Gates.