Location: Sovetskaya Square
Venue Capacity: 20,000
Cultural and Historical Value: The main square of the city, Sovetskaya square features several historic buildings and monuments of Saransk history and culture. All significant municipal and regional cultural, sports events and festivals are held here.
In close proximity to the square are the Cathedral of St righteous warrior Feodor Ushakov, the sculptural collection "Family", the Puskin Park of Culture and Rest, the memorial sign to the founders of Saransk, the Mordovia State National Drama Theatre among other sights. Since the 17th century it has changed names on several occasions. Previous names of the square are: Sobornaya, Bazarnaya and Revolution.
Sovetskaya Square is a popular place when it comes to family leisure and roller sport activities, and also acts as a promenade for guests.