Red Square remains, as it has been for centuries, the heart and soul of Russia. Few places in the world bear the weight of history to the extent that Moscow’s central square does. From the 16thCentury St. Basil’s Cathedral – one of the most famous pieces of architecture in the world – to the constructivist pyramid of Lenin’s Mausoleum, Red Square is rich in symbols of Russia’s turbulent and intriguing past.
This year great city of Moscow celebrates the 869th anniversary of its founding, these images have been selected to show Russian capital’s premier attraction from different angle.
featured image © Sergey Semyonov