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List of Famous Moscow Buildings & Structures

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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.
  • Church of St. John the Warrior on Yakimanka Street is a Russian Orthodox church in Yakimanka District of Moscow erected in 1704-1717, during the reign of Peter the Great. It is attributed to architect Ivan Zarudny. The church address is 46, Bolshaya Yakimanka....  more
    • City/Town: Russia
    • Opened: Jan 01 1714
    • Style: Baroque architecture
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    Church of the Intercession at Fili

    The Church of the Intercession at Fili is a Naryshkin baroque church commissioned by the boyar Lev Naryshkin in his suburban estate Fili; the territory has belonged to City of Moscow since 1935. It is located at 6, Novozavodskaya Street. The existing church replaced a 1619 wooden church established by Mikhail Romanov, consecrated in the name of the Intercession of the Virgin to commemorate the victory over Polish troops on that day in 1618. In 1689, Fili village was acquired by Lev Naryshkin, brother of Natalia Naryshkina and uncle of Peter I. Naryshkin's two brothers were murdered during the Moscow Uprising of 1682; it is believed that Natalia saved Lev from the same fate and that Lev...  more
    • City/Town: Moscow, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union, Russia
    • Opened: Jan 01 1694
    • Style: Naryshkin Baroque
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    Church of the Savior on Bolvany

    Church of Transfiguration of Savior in Bolvanovka, also abbreviated to Saviour in Bolvanovka, is an Orthodox church in Zamoskvorechye District of Moscow. The neighborhood, Bolvanovka, derives its name from Russian bolvan, which could mean either a billet or, in obsolete sense, a non-Orthodox cult image. There have different Bolvanovka neighborhoods in medieval Moscow, a sign of wide Tatar presence. A legend says that the church stands on site of a Tatar bolvan, an artifact which symbolized submission of Moscow to Golden Horde. Ivan III of Russia destroyed this symbol and established an Orthodox church at this place in 1465. His refusal to pay tribute to the Horde resulted in the Great stand...  more
    • City/Town: Russia
  • The City Hall and City Duma would have been the new home for the Moscow government and assembly. It would have consisted of four 308.4 meter, 70 story towers. Currently, the government of the city are using hundreds of smaller buildings throughout the city. It was expected that most of the city's central administration will be gathered in the new complex to provide better organization, allowing the buildings currently in use to be sold. The project consisted of four supertall skyscrapers with 20 one-storey bridges between towers and four eight-storey bridges at the top. The highest bridges would have been be built in shape of letter "M" for "Москва". The new buildings would have been...  more
    • City/Town: Russia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2011
    • Structural Height (m): 308.4