"Eight Skyscrapers" Vysotki - Seven Sisters Tip by el_ruso

Vysotki - Seven Sisters, Moscow: 20 reviews and 36 photos

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In 1950s seven Gothic skyscrapers were built around Moscow and became its symbols. The tallest and most beautiful is the University building. Others are MID (Ministry of Foreign Affiars), residential building on Kotelnicheskaya embankment, residential building on Kudrinskaya square, office building on Sadovaya-Spasskaya, hotel Ukraina and hotel Leningrad. Each was uniquely and beautifully decorated. The eighth "sister", Triumph Palace, was added in the XXI century. It is a luxurious residential skyscraper, the tallest residential building in Europe, and designed in the same style, albeit not decorated as elaborately. These buildings have undoubtedly added majesty to the city. T

Two similar buildings were built outside of Moscow: one in Warsaw and one in Kiev (where the steeple was not constructed).

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  • Written Jul 15, 2007
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