1905 Square (Yekaterinburg)

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1905 Square
Площадь 1905 года
Former name(s) Cathedral Square
Type Square
Location Yekaterinburg, Russia
Known for The square is named after the 1905 Russian Revolution.

1905 Square (Russian: Площадь 1905 годa) is a square in Yekaterinburg, Russia. It is the oldest square in Yekaterinburg.[1]


  • Since 1947, New Year's Eve celebrations take place on the square.[2]
  • Before 1991, Military Parades of the Yekaterinburg Garrison and demonstrations of workers in honor of May 1 and Revolution Day took place on the square. After the fall of the USSR, the only parades that take place on the square are in honor of Victory Day.
  • On December 29, 1989, a protest took place on the square in front of the City Council building, protesting the actions of the CPSU.