Beauty of Moscow metro

• Moscow Metro Beauty

The world can count many beautiful metro stations, but certainly the Moscow station will take this list rightful place. But in general, the Moscow Metro is one of the most beautiful.

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"Kiev" (Arbat-Pokrovskaya line). It opened in 1953. despite the fact that is located on the ring, the station was the final for 50 years, until 2003.

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On the vault of the pylons in the stucco medallions placed murals depicting workers of Soviet Ukraine ( "Architects," "Athletes," "Energy," "Builders", "Vegetable growers", and so on.)

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The mural "The Dance."

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"Novoslobodskaya". The station opened in 1952. Name - the same name on the street. The most striking design element of the station 32 are spectacularly illuminated stained glass.

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The whimsical combination of multi-colored glass form a sort of fantastic flowers, plants, stars. Inside the stained glass in the upper part, are inserted small medallions that depict genre scenes of perfect peace. Six of them depict people (architect, geographer, the artist, Energy, musician and agronomist), and the rest - geometric patterns and five-pointed stars.

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"Belarus" (ring). The station opened in 1952. It called on the Belarusian railway station, which is located near. Incidentally, the original plans of the Moscow Metro Circle line is not included.

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"Belarus" (ring). The station opened in 1952. It called on the Belarusian railway station, which is located near. Incidentally, the original plans of the Moscow Metro Circle line is not included.

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The panel with the symbols of the Soviet Union in the ceiling station "Belorusskaya". In total here 12 mosaic panels depicting the life of the Belarusian people.

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"Komsomolskaya" (ring). It opened in 1952. It called on Komsomolskaya Square, which is located under. Architectural station "Komsomolskaya" - apotheosis Stalin Empire differing grandiosity, grandiosity, a combination of classical elements and Empire Moscow baroque.

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Given the location - at the three stations - the station was conceived as one of the busiest transport hubs of the city and as a kind of gates of Moscow.

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Station Making The theme of Russian people's struggle for independence. station ceiling is decorated with eight mosaic panels of smalt and precious stones. Six of them portray Alexander Nevsky, Dmitry Donskoy, Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky, Alexander Suvorov, Mikhail Kutuzov, the Soviet soldiers and officers at the walls of the Reichstag. On two were images of Stalin, which are then replaced with the image of Lenin.

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Lenin and the coat of arms of the Soviet Union at the end of the station hall "Komsomolskaya".

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"Prospekt Mira" (ring). Opened in 1952 to 1966 was called the "Botanical Garden".

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"Revolution Square". It opened in 1938. The station is the work of architect AN Dushkin and has the status of the detected object of cultural heritage. The name given by the eponymous square. The main design element - 76 bronze figures depicting the Soviet people.

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In 1941, the sculpture from the station "Revolution Square" were evacuated to Central Asia and were returned in 1944. They suffered during the evacuation, from them there were only scattered pieces. However, due to the fact that each sculpture was repeated four times, all the sculptures was fully restored. They are arranged in chronological order of the events of October 1917 to December 1937

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The famous statue of a border guard with a dog, which was initially rubbed his nose Moscow students for good luck before an exam. Now, perhaps, all the tinder.

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All figures (except for figures of pioneers) in order to fit in the limited amount of vaulted archways, shown or which preferred the knee or bent or sitting. In this regard, they said that the statue represents the image of the Soviet people - "it's all or sitting, or kneeling."

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"The airport". It opened in 1938. Named after the former Central Moscow airfield is nearby, in the Khodynka field. Line on the ceiling symbolize the parachute straps.

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"Kiev" (ring). It opened in 1954. It called on to nearby train station.

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In the hall we see the 18 pylons, which are decorated with mosaics of glazes, decorated on the theme of the history of Ukraine and the friendship between the Ukrainian and Russian peoples.

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The station was the last and most "rich" in the image of Stalin. There was only Lenin.

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"Krasnopresnenskaya". The station opened in 1954. The name of the street Krasnaya Presnya. The theme of the decoration - the revolutionary movement of 1905 and 1917 in the Russian Empire.

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"Mayakovskaya". It opened in 1938. The name of the station received in honor of the Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.

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Station Body decorated with mosaics made from sketches by Alexander Deineka. In 1939, the station project has received the Grand Prix at the World Fair in New York.

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During the Great Patriotic War the station was used as a bomb shelter. November 6, 1941 on the "Mayakovskaya" held a meeting of the Moscow Soviet of Workers' Deputies with the Moscow party and public organizations. This day is a presentation was made Joseph Stalin, who came to "Mayakovskaya" on the part of the train station "Belorusskaya".

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The decoration of the station is placed in the ceiling recesses mosaics of glazes on the "Day of the Soviet sky". The bad news is that in order to see them, it is necessary to lift up his head.

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"exhibition". Not a pretty plant, but unusual. Room over the platform decorated with a gallery of photos on the theme of Metrostroi history. It opened in 2005. It named for located near Expocentre.