Adjacent to the eastern wall of the Kremlin, Red Square is home to historical monuments known throughout the world as the magnificent cathedral of St. Basil, the monument to Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky national heroes and Lobnoe Mesto, a platform that was formerly used both for executions, and especially for solemn religious ceremonies in front of the cathedral and, again, to announce various decrees. It is just in this beautiful square that occasionally occurred several coronations of tsars of Russia. Visitors cannot miss the museum of Russian history is just across the square and whose lines echo those of Kremlin towers, as well worth a visit Lenin's mausoleum and state warehouses that GUM, attended by a range Moscow elite, is distinguished by three floors of designer boutiques. Place of military parades, concerts and various events, (such as those of Paul McCartney, Montserrat Caballé and Linkin Park) and rich in history, the Red Square is without doubt a must for travelers that go to visit the Russian capital.