Red Square

Red Square (Russian: Красная площадь, tr. Krasnaya ploshchad', IPA: [ˈkrasnəjə ˈploɕːətʲ]) is one of the oldest and largest squares in Moscow, the capital of Russia. Owing to its historical significance and the adjacent historical buildings, it is regarded as one of the most famous squares in Europe and the world. It is located in Moscow's historic centre, in the eastern walls of the Kremlin. It is the city landmark of Moscow, with iconic buildings such as Saint Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum and the GUM. In addition, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990.

Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
UNESCO World Heritage Site
LocationMoscow, Russia
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iv, vi
Reference545
Inscription1990 (14th Session)
Coordinates55°45′15″N 37°37′12″E
The location of Red Square in Central Moscow
Red Square (Russia)
Red Square (Europe)