Navigator a no show! The ten most beautiful metro stations in the world

Navigator a no show! The ten most beautiful metro stations in the world

MOSCOW, 26 Aug — RIA Novosti. Metro for any Metropolitan city is not just underground railroad, and often an entire city underground, living by his own rules. Which metro station had become landmarks, must-visit — in the material RIA Novosti.

UpstairsKomsomolskaya, Moscow, Russia

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Station, which received its name from Komsomolskaya square, was opened on 30 January 1952. The theme of the station was the phrase: “Glory to the victorious Russian weapons”, and stories — the iconic episodes in the history of Russia. Initially, eight huge mosaics on the vault illustrated Stalin’s speech at the parade of 7 November 1941, which was referred to Alexander Nevsky, Dmitry Donskoy, Minin and Pozharsky, Suvorov, Kutuzov, as well as the most historical parade, the capture of the Reichstag and the Victory parade in 1945. The last three of the mosaic was changed in 1961 after the condemnation of Stalin’s personality cult.

Mayakovskaya, Moscow, Russia

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“Mayakovskaya” is created in the style of “Stalin Empire style” and was opened on 11 September 1938. The present decoration of the station — 34 mosaic panels, created based on sketches by the Soviet painter Alexander Deineka from the series “aviation”. With them is associated a small architectural flaw — see mosaic being under them. Nevertheless, the artistic and structural advantages Mayakovskaya assessed in a year after construction: the jury of the world exhibition in new York presented her with the Grand Prix.

Also interesting are the arched metal elements, manufactured at the plant “Dirizhablestroy” that significantly increase the station’s design, and allow you to do the “quarter trick” is to run it on the one hand and “catch” on the other.

“Avtovo”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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“Avtovo” one of the most beautiful metro stations in the Northern capital, the theme of which was the heroic defense of the city during world war II. This choice is not accidental — it is in these places were the front line defense of Leningrad.

More than half of the columns of the station are fronted with clear glass, however, he did not see the concrete supports.