We have chosen several Moscow metro stations to help you to make out the beauty of the Moscow “underground palaces”, to admire details of decoration, to estimate beauty and quality of the materials used for stations` finishing, to get into sense of mosaics and bas-reliefs.
During the excursion you will find out the history of appearance and development of Moscow Metro. You will see examples of stations of different periods. We start with station «Komsomolskaya-radial», constructed in 1935, and we finish at station of the 2000th «Slavyansky Boulvar».
You will understand how change of historical stages and Soviet ideology influenced architecture, technologies of construction and finishing materials: in the 1930th there was the search of new construction decisions; in 1940-50 there was the cult of Stalin personality and memory of the Great Patriotic War; in 1950-60 appeared dethronement of the cult of Stalin personality and fight against the excessive decoration; since the 1980th there was an appearance of a kaleidoscope of the stations decorated absolutely differently: from a mosaic to metal designs in modernist style.
Route: Komsomolskaya (ring and radial) – Novoslobodskaya – Mendeleevskaya – Chekhovskaya – Tverskaya – Mayakovskaya – Belorusskaya (radial and ring) – Kievskaya (ring and radial) – Park Pobedy – Slavyansky Boulvar.
Meeting point: on the pedestrian bridge in the center of Komsomolskaya metro station (radial).
Duration: 2 hours.
Guide: art historian Anna Korovkina
To each participant the radio-guide for excellent audibility is given. We advise to take your own earphones!
Cost of the excursion ticket: for group to 9 people 6 500 rub.; to 10-15 people 11 500 rub.; to 15-20 people 15 000 rub.
With you it is necessary to have deposit for the radio-guide (each 1 000 rub. or an identification paper).
For booking call + 7 (499)-321-70-71 (72)