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Recommended | Places to Visit | Visit  | 20.09.20

Moscow Architectural Object Received International Award

In September 2020, the winners of the MIPIM Awards in the field of architecture and construction were awarded in Paris. The jury recognized the Irina Viner-Usmanova Gymnastics Palace as the winner in the nomination “The Best Cultural and Sports Facility”, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.   The Gymnastics Palace, built on the initiative

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 13.07.20

Top 5 Unique Residential Buildings in Moscow

A list of the most unusual residential buildings in the capital of Russia built over the past hundred years has been published on the Moscow Mayor’s official website. The list included more than a dozen houses and is dedicated to the end of the restoration of the first residential building in the city, the house

Culture | Visit  | 27.04.20

Auction Winner to Restore Cultural Heritage Object

The house of the merchant Vinogradov in the southeast of Moscow is put up for auction, the Moscow Mayor official website reports with reference to the Moscow Department of Competition Policy.  The sample of wooden architecture of the late XIX century and the object of cultural heritage, which belonged to the merchant of the second

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 08.04.20

Moscow Metro Online Project Available in English

Live broadcasts of the project ‘From the Subway’ are now available in English, so foreign users will be able to learn about the unique culture and architecture of the Moscow subway, Moscow Mayor official website reports.   From April 8, specialists of the Centre for Career Guidance of the Moscow Metro will begin to conduct lectures

Recommended | Insight | Yekaterinburg  | 11.03.20

Yekaterinburg Bus Garages to Become Architectural Monument

Experts approved the inclusion of garages in Yekaterinburg in the register of cultural heritage sites of Russia, e1.ru reports. They are located next to another architectural monument, the Museum of the History of Architecture named after S. Balandin, built in the 19th century. The garages were built in the 1920s and are reconstructed utility rooms. 

Recommended | Places to Visit | Visit  | 04.01.20

List of New Year’s Architectural Monuments Appeared on Discover Moscow Portal

The list of architectural monuments that are associated with the celebration of the New Year was published on the Discover Moscow portal. Among them are the Sokolniki Lyamin House, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, the Kristall champagne factory, Mayakovsky House-Museum and others.  According to the head of the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage, Alexey Emelyanov,

Places to Visit | Visit  | 04.12.19

Republic of Karelia: Amazing Land of Lakes in North-West of Russia

Lakes occupy about a third of republic’s area, and almost half of it occupy mighty forests. The authentic architecture and traditions of Karelia add more charm to the region. Usually, tourists arrive in the main city of the republic – Petrozavodsk, and then drive to the corners of interest. Sortavala is another important city of

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 03.12.19

Children’s Art School Expected to Appear in Moscow District

As part of the renovation program, a children’s art school will be built in the area of ​​Golyanovo in eastern Moscow. This was announced by the chief architect of Moscow  Sergey Kuznetsov. According to him, an art school will appear near the existing educational institution. The demand for children’s education in Golyanovo will be fully