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Red Square

Red Square is the famous square in Moscow which used to house huge military parades during the Soviet era.

One side of Red Square. Note Lenin's Tomb (center).

The Red Square has several notable buildings within or framing the space. One of these is Lenin's Tomb, where Lenin (Vladimir Illyich Ulyanov), founder of the Soviet Union, is interred. Nearby is the elaborate gold-domed building of Saint Basil's Cathedral and also the palaces and cathedrals of the Kremlin.