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Moscow - the capital of the Russian Federation. It is the largest populated city in Russia, which according to official statistics there are more than 12 million people. According to this indicator, it is among the ten largest cities in the world. This fiscal, transport, logistics, business, cultural and tourist center of the country. Here are concentrated the major attractions, including the Kremlin, Red Square, the Bolshoi Theater, Stalin's skyscrapers, and many other iconic objects.
Moscow - a city with monumental architecture: to understand the real extent of the broad multi-lane streets, multilevel flyovers and skyscrapers can only be from a height.
The Moscow Kremlin - the geographical and historical center of Moscow. This is the most ancient part of the city, now is the seat of the supreme bodies of state power of the Russian Federation and one of the main historical and artistic complexes of the country.
The Kremlin Embankment and Big Stone Bridge.
Existing walls and towers were built in 1485-1495 gg. The total length of the walls - 2235 m.
The walls are 19 towers, and another - Kutafya tower taken out of the wall.
3 towers, standing on corners, have a circular cross section, and the rest - a square.
The tallest tower - the Trinity, it has a height of 80 meters.
The Grand Kremlin Palace.
Built in 1838-1849 years by order of Emperor Nicholas I, a group of Russian architects under the supervision of KA Ton. Currently used for state and diplomatic receptions and official ceremonies, and the palace is the official residence of the Russian President.
Pokrovsky Cathedral (St. Basil's) - One of Russia's most famous attractions. For many it is a symbol of Moscow, Russia.
The cathedral was built Barma and Postnik during the reign of Ivan the Terrible in the 1555-61 biennium. in memory of the conquest of Kazan.
placed a bronze monument to Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky front of the cathedral.
The State Historical Museum.
The collection reflects the history and culture of Russia from ancient times to the present day, it is unique in the number and content of exhibits.
The Fountain "World Clock". The main dome of the underground shopping complex "Okhotny Ryad".
Tverskaya Street - the central street of Moscow.
The State Academic Bolshoi Theater - one of the largest in Russia and one of the most significant in the world of opera and ballet theaters.
A bronze quadriga over the entrance portico. The Bolshoi Theater is shown in the hundred-ruble banknotes.
"House on the Embankment"
The residential complex CEC SNK USSR covers an area of three hectares. 25 entrances are located on two streets - Serafimovicha and Bersenevskaya embankment.
In the history of the House as in a mirror reflected the history of the country. The fate of many people in the House of tragic. During the "Great Terror" almost a third of its inhabitants suffered from repression, disappeared in prisons and camps. In the House there lived outstanding military leaders, heroes, artists, journalists, writers, academics, leaders of the party and government, the Comintern workers.
GUM (Main Department Store)
Large shopping complex, which occupies a quarter of China-town and out of the main facade of the Red Square. Monument of pseudo architecture of federal significance. Is leased until 2059 the Russian company Bosco di Ciliegi retailer that specializes in the sale of luxury goods.
TSUM (Central Department Store)
Gosuduma (State Duma of the Federal Assembly) The building was built in 1938 for the Council of Labor and Defense. Subsequently, it housed the Soviet government (the Council of People's Commissars, and then the USSR Council of Ministers), and then the USSR State Planning Committee. The State Duma in session here since 1994.
"The White House" - House of the Russian Federation
"The White House" was badly damaged during the events of October 1993, when the troops summoned by President Yeltsin, opened fire from the tanks of the building, defended by supporters disbanded Congress of People's Deputies and the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation.
Left: The former territory of confectionery factory "Red October". Center: Monument to Peter the Tsereteli.
Borodino bridge across the Moscow River. Smolenskaya Embankment and the Taras Shevchenko embankment.
"Seven Sisters" - seven skyscrapers built in Moscow in the late 1940s - early 1950s. High-rise buildings are the pinnacle of the post-war "Soviet Art Deco" in urban architecture. All Seven Sisters were laid in the same day - September 7, 1947, when celebrating the 800th anniversary of Moscow. It was a symbol of a new stage in the life of the ancient capital.
The main building of Moscow State University - the most extensive and highest of all Stalin's skyscrapers.
In its 36 floors and a height with a spire reaches 240 meters. The building was the highest administrative and residential building in Moscow spire over the years, from 1953 to December 2003.
Residential building on the waterfront Tinkers
The house was built in 1938-1940, 1948-1952. The central body has 26 floors (32, along with technical floors) and has a height of 176 m. In high-rise apartments located 540.
Red Gate Building
During the construction of the base of a tall building on Lermontov Square was applied reception had no analogues in technical boldness and engineering. The fact that the house height of 138 meters was built at the same time the metro station "Red Gate. Designers are faced with a difficult problem: for some time multi-storey building will be located on the edge of the pit, therefore, the ground settles unevenly and tipped skyscraper. Therefore, it was decided to build a specially inclined. Before that, the ground around the perimeter of the pit by artificially frozen underground construction technology. When then it melted, the building subsided and adopted strictly vertical position. Such a process is never and nowhere been used because of the complexity of the calculations.
kudrinskaya square building
skyscraper nicknamed "The House pilots" due to the fact that the apartments in it have provided to employees of the aviation industry. On the upper floors housed the KGB special equipment to monitor the US Embassy, which is located on Novinsky Boulevard.
"Radisson Royal" (hotel "Ukraine")
The hotel was built in 1953-1957, respectively, and received its name in honor of the motherland general secretary Nikita Khrushchev. In April 2010, the hotel was opened after extensive restoration under the new name "Radisson Royal".
The building opens Kutuzovsky Prospekt.
In 1992 it appeared the first drafts of a multi-storey business center, which offers build on Presnensky Moscow river embankment. Quarter was called the Moscow International Business Center "Moscow City".
In an area of 60 hectares is to be built 16 high-rise buildings, is an integrated complex of structures with a single information space. In skyscrapers Moscow City must accommodate many offices, restaurants, hotels, congress halls, entertainment venues, shops, galleries, exhibition halls.
At the end of 2014 in the "Moscow City" to build 10 high-rise buildings and 11 are in the process of erection or being completed. Of these buildings are 15 skyscrapers (greater than 150 meters).
The average number of storeys of the complex at the moment is 54 floors.
The budgets for the purchase of apartments in MIBC "Moscow City" are concentrated in the range of $ 1-2 million.
The tower "Eurasia Tower". 70 floors, 309 m.
The Tower "Mercury City Tower". 75 floors, 339 m.
The height of the building is 338, 8 meters, allowing the tower known as the tallest skyscraper in Europe until 25 September 2014. 75-storey tower, "Mercury City" surpassed the height of London Skyscraper "The Shard" (306 m), which is held on the status of the tallest building in Europe only 4 months. After the completion of the "Mercury City" was nearly 33 m above its London rival. In 2013, "Mercury City" won the International Property Awards Europe 2013 prestigious award in the category "Best high-rise architecture of the building."
"Naberezhnaya Tower". 59 floors, 268 m.
"Evolution" Commercial and cultural center. 54 floors, 255 m.
The tower is different from all the other projects of its unusual twist form resembling a DNA molecule. The design of the project by the architect Tony Kettle, together with Karen Forbes, teaches currently in Edinburgh. The tower itself is the creative offspring of constructivism, Tatlin's tower borrowing outlines devoted III International.
Construction lasted from 1963 to 1967. At that time it was the tallest building in the world (540 meters). Now it is the 8th in the world in terms of the height of a free-standing structure.
The view from the Ostankino television tower.
View from the tower 503 mark.
The idea of using prestressed reinforced concrete, compressed steel cables will make the construction of the tower simple and robust.
Another progressive idea was to use a relatively small foundation: on a plan engineer Nikitina, the tower had to almost stand on the earth and its stability is ensured due to the excess weight of multiple cone-shaped base of the weight of the mast structure.
Memorial complex of Victory in Great Patriotic War was opened on May 9, 1995 for the 50th anniversary of the Great Victory.
Komsomolskaya area - the area of the three stations which are located Leningrad, Kazan Yaroslavskyy and railway stations.
In the year of the capital's railway stations is sent to more than 30 million. People in Russia and in foreign countries.
Belorussky Railway Station
Third Ring Road (TTC) - one of the three ring roads of Moscow along the Garden Ring and the Moscow ring road.
The total length of TTK is about 36 kilometers, of which about 19 kilometers - the overpass, about 5 kilometers - tunnels.
Round House at Dovzhenko, 6