A Guide to the Most Beautiful Moscow Metro Stations

Russia, Moscow Guide (B): A Guide to the Most Beautiful Moscow Metro Stations

Your first encounter with Moscow Metro stations will surprise you. Never has a rail system been more appealing and just a little intriguing. 

We have travelled on a lot of public train systems all over the world. We have marvelled at the modern efficiency of some rail systems. Especially in Asia. We have baulked at the cost of others such as the Tube in the UK and in New York, we pondered which is uptown and which is downtown in relation to where we need to be. We have also enjoyed a polite attitude to public transport and ease of navigation, in places like Athens.

We have discovered first class can be anything but classy and navigated our way through some of the dirtiest and some of the cleanest train systems the world has to offer. However, we have never come across anything as impressive as the Moscow Metro stations.

Once described as a ” Subterranean paradise for the people”, the Moscow Metro is one of the most extraordinary subway systems in the world. 

Stalin had the vision to create a Metro system that would resemble “Peoples Palaces”. His vision was realised in 1935 when the Metro was opened with just 13 stations. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Guide to the Most Beautiful Moscow Metro Stations
Guide Location: Russia » Moscow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Mayakovskaya Station   Teatralnaya Station   Ploshchad Revolyutsii Station   Elektrozavodskaya Metro Station   Komsomolskaya Station   Novoslobodskaya Station   Novokuznetskaya Station   Arbatskaya station  
Author: Kate O'malley
Read it on author's website: http://www.vagrantsoftheworld.com/moscow-metro-stations/

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