Sunday, April 18, 2021

Lenin Mausoleum reopened to visitors after six months

Hundreds of people lined up on Saturday in Moscow's Red Square in order to visit the Mausoleum of Vladimir Lenin which reopened after closing for six months due to COVID-19 restrictions and restoration works.

According to Russian media, yesterday morning crowds began to gather near the entrance of the mausoleum thus creating long queues which were stretched out almost to the exit of Alexander Garden. 

According to the Federal Security Service (FSO) the admission of visitors are carried out in accordance with sanitary recommendations. Social distance is observed, visitors are expected to have protective equipment (masks), while body temperature is measured at the entrance.

Entrance to the mausoleum of the iconic revolutionary is free.