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List of Famous Moscow Buildings & Structures

Updated June 8, 2017 28.0k views52 items

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Moscow skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Moscow architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Moscow are included on this list. Information about these Moscow buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Moscow and older historic landmarks.

List buildings include Mercury City Tower, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow and many additional buildings as well.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Moscow?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Moscow. Famous architectural houses within the city of Moscow are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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  • VDNKh, is a permanent general purpose trade show and amusement park in Moscow, Russia. The acronym VDNKh stands for Russian vystavka dostizheniy narodnogo khozyaystva. It is a state joint-stock company. VDNKh is a member of exhibition associations: IUEF and UFI....  more
    • City/Town: Moscow, Russia
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    Almon Asbury Lieuallen House

    The Almon Asbury Lieuallen House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Located at 101 S. Almon St. in Moscow, Idaho in Latah County the house was built in 1884. The structure has a mansard roof and two-story bays on either side of the entrance. The structure originally had a smaller covered porch, and the bays were more visible than at present. A small railed balcony atop the porch was accessible by a door on the second floor. That door has been replaced by a window, and the porch expanded to cover the entire east side of the facade. Additional dormer windows have been added on the third floor to provide additional lighting and ventilation for the top floor. The...  more
    • City/Town: Moscow, Idaho, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1884
    • Style: Victorian architecture
  • The Bolshoi Theatre is a historic theatre in Moscow, Russia, designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds performances of ballet and opera. The theatre's original name was the Imperial Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow, while the St. Petersburg Bolshoi Theatre, was called the Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre. At that time, all Russian theatres were imperial property. Moscow and St. Petersburg each had only two theatres, one intended for opera and ballet, and one for plays. Because opera and ballet were considered nobler than drama, the opera houses were named "Grand Theatres" and the drama theatres were called the "Smaller Theatre". The Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera are amongst the oldest and...  more
    • City/Town: Moscow, Russia
    • Opened: Jan 06 1825
    • Architect: Joseph Bové, Andrei Mikhailov, Alberto Cavos
    • Created By: Joseph Bové, Andrei Mikhailov, Alberto Cavos
    • Style: Neoclassical architecture
    • Building Function: Opera House, Theatre
  • Central Moscow Hippodrome, founded in 1834 is the largest horse racing track as well as horse breeding research facility in Moscow and Russia....  more
    • City/Town: Russia