MOSCOW CITY’S SIGHTS
Facts about
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Arbat
- Founded in
1147 by Yuri
Dolgorukiy
- The 6th largest
city proper in
the world
- Population is
about
Arbat - one of the most
famous streets of Moscow
, located between the
area Arbat Gates and
Smolensk area . Arbat
had become a symbol of
old Moscow, immortalized
in poetry, prose , in songs
and movies.
figures - poets Pushkin,
Andrei Bely and BS
Okudzhava,
Ivanov,
Scriabin and many others,
the memory wall to rock
musician
Viktor
Tsoi,
located in Krivoarbatsky
lane.
There is a number of
attractions on Arbat such
as
the
Vakhtangov
Theater, houses which
are bounded up with the
life of the famous cultural
11,503,501
(2010)
- Situated on
the Moskva
River
- The Moscow
Metro is one of
the deepest
underground
metro systems
in the world.
The State Tretyakov Gallery
The
State
Tretyakov
Gallery - Art Museum in
Moscow, founded in 1856
by
merchant
Pavel
Tretyakov, and it has one
of the world's largest
collections of Russian art.
Museum exhibits cover
the period from the 10th
to the 20th century and all
areas of Russian painting
- from icons to avantgarde.
Since
meeting
consistently
exceeded
growth
opportunities
Gallery Exposition, to the
residential part of the
mansion gradually joined
up
new
facilities
necessary for the storage
and display of works of
art.
Now
a
complex
of
buildings of the Tretyakov
Gallery, located between
Lavrushinsky and Small
Tolmachevskaya lanes - a
favorite place not only
Muscovites, but many
visitors of the capital.
The Red Square
Moscow has
acquired a number
of epithets:
- The Third Rome
- The Whitestone
One
- The First Throne
- The Forty Forties
- The Hero City
The Red Square - the
main and most famous
square in Moscow and
Russia, located in China
Town, near the northeastern wall of the
Kremlin.
Since
its
inception, it has become
the main important area of
Moscow.
After
the
October Revolution, Red
Square has found a new
commemorative
value.
Thus, the Red Square is
the main and most
famous area of the
capital,
retained
the
imprint of different eras
and periods of the history
of Russia, considered one
of the symbols of old and
new in Moscow Russia.
The Moscow Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin is
located in the heart of the
Russian capital. Its walls
and towers, goldendomed cathedrals and
ancient palaces stand
high on the Borovitsky hill
above the Moskva River
and form a unique beauty
and grandeur architectural
ensemble.
Nowadays, there is the
residence of the President
of Russia. However, the
ensemble of the Moscow
Kremlin has been
included in the UNESCO
World Cultural and
Natural Heritage, and its
territory is located the
State Historical and
Cultural MuseumPreserve "The Moscow
Kremlin ".
You can take a
fascinating journey
through the Kremlin.
St. Basil's Cathedral
St. Basil's Cathedral at
the same time used as a
museum and as a temple
in which the Russian
Orthodox Church held
worship: in the days of
major sees services are
held.
Pokrovsky Cathedral
silhouette recognizable
worldwide because of the
unusual and unique
architectural composition
coating heads. Cathedral
- statue of victory: most of
its churches consecrated
in memory of the events
of the Kazan campaign.
Unique architectural
masterpiece built under
the supervision of
Russian architects Barma
and Postnik.
Temple built five and a
half years - from 1555 to
1561.
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Moscow`s sights