Te Red Square is the central square of Moscow. The square is around 330 meters long and 75 meters wide, located at the river the Moskva. For the most Russian the Red Square is not only the heart of Moscow, but also the heart of Russia; here you can find the historical power center; The Kremlin with its czar palaces and cathedrals . A lot historical events happend in Russia. In the second half of the 20th century, the Red Square was best known for its military parades during the Sovjet regime. The Red Square is dominated on the west side by the Kremlin and on the south by the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Mother of God. The National Historical Museum is located on the north side of Red Square. To the left you can find the Voskresenki or Iver Kajapoort. On the east side is the Cathedral of the Mother of God of Kazan and the department store GUM. In front of the Kremlin you can find the Mausoleum of Lenin, the leader of the October Revolution of 1917 and founder of the Sovjet state.