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Built in the early 16th century, this stone platform was not the site of executions, but an area from which the Tsar's edicts and sentences for criminals were announced.
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Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great piece of Russian history, pity no signs are given in English to highlight the significance of this site

Thank KirstenCorin
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is one of those places that I don't think deserve a page on Trip Advisor. It's not that much to look at and doesn't have all that important of a history. Give it a miss unless you happen to just be walking by. Thanks...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very historical place, tragedy. Calling "Bloody place" Make a photo from this place, left it behind your back. Many beautiful attractions around.

Thank sashax77
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Why list this as an attraction? Because the folklore brands this stone platform as a place for public execution. That's what we would have come out believing had the local guide not enlightened us. As per her, no executions happened here. Just the announcements or...More

Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Lobnoye Mesto is easily an overlooked stone situated in front of St Basil's Cathedral. Not interesting.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There's nothing really to see and do at this historic execution spot. Still, while visiting Red Square, you might as well take a glimpse of it for a minute or two.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Whilst the history of this place might be interesting, there's not actually that much to see here and it's not really a highlight of a visit to Red Square. If you don't know about the history then the place is even less inspiring. Quick visit...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 28 October 2017

So if you wonder about history of wild asian country like Russia, you should visit this place. Here was a place of executions some time ago. No it is just a place, just some picese of stone. But could you imegine all the pain and...More

Thank alexeyl775
Reviewed 8 May 2017

While this has a place in Russian History, it is easily overlooked in the shadow of St Basil's Cathedral. When we were there, it was screened off, so unable to get too close to see it, but don't feel that we missed out.

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the most intresting places in the world! Many people from russian provinces and foreigh contries visit the place during the year/

Thank OLEG25550
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GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
well.
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