Exquisite Russian Maiolica art

Exquisite Russian Maiolica art. The flowering of Russian maiolica production began in the XVIII century. The most famous centers of production were Moscow factory of Grebenshchikov. They manufactured…

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The oldest buildings in Russia

The oldest buildings in Russia The most ancient buildings erected by man are undoubtedly megalithic structures (menhirs, dolmens, and cromlechs). Most famous of all is the British Stonehenge,…

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Russian fountains

Statues and bas-reliefs in a cloud of water splashes. The main summer decoration of any city is fountains. Sculpture in flowing waters is already an aesthetic spectacle, and…

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Unpaid Russian architects

For example, Auguste Montferrand bought himself a house on the embankment of the Moika River with a fee for the Alexander Column, and Andrei Stakenschneider bought a mansion…

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Tsar-Anvil

The Tsar-Anvil in the Moscow Region Its weight is 1001 kilograms, before that the largest one found in Germany was considered – 450 kilograms. Everyone knows about the…

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Muranovo Estate

Museum-reserve Muranovo Estate When the Engelhardt family settled in the village of Muranovo near Moscow in 1816, it was impossible to imagine that almost a hundred years later…

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