Red Square facts for kids
|UNESCO World Heritage site|
View from northwest, from the State Historical Museum, with Saint Basil's Cathedral and the Spasskaya Tower in the background
|Criteria||Cultural: i, ii, iv, vi|
|Inscription||1990 (14th Session)|
Red Square (Russian: Красная площадь, Krasnaya ploshchad) is the most famous city square in Moscow, Russia. The square separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant quarter known as Kitay-gorod (China-Town). As major streets of Moscow radiate from here in all directions, being promoted to major highways outside the city, the Red Square is often considered the central square of Moscow and of all Russia.
Red Square is a popular tourist attraction in Russia.
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