Red SquareRed Square
A large open area in central Moscow bordered by the Kremlin, Lenin's tomb, St. Basil's Cathedral, and the GUM department store. Major national holidays, such as May Day and Victory Day (May 9), are marked by elaborate parades in the square.
Translating Russian ÐšÑ€Ð°ÑÐ½Ð°Ñ Ð¿Ð»Ð¾Ñ‰Ð°Ð´ÑŒ (Krasnaja ploÅ¡ÄadÊ¹), originally literally "beautiful square".