Enough opulence: Take in the aesthetic architecture of Moscow’s metro

0

Hungarian photographer at hand how he was impressed by the Moscow Metro.

Moscow metro

Scroll down to see more

Vörös Szabolcs

It is on occasion hard to tell whether the Moscow subway is a means of transportation or a museum of Soviet architecture.

Vörös Szabolcs

The opulence of the Moscow metro inward, Lenin monuments, the numerous Soviet symbols and intricate decorations strike tourists.

Vörös Szabolcs

Why Moscow metro is special? The Moscow Metropolitan is one of the busiest underground railways in the world. In 2014 it got 2.4 billion people to where they distressed to go; there have been more than 145 billion a bicycles on the capital’s metro over the last 80 years.

Vörös Szabolcs

The Moscow Metropolitan is the set record-holder for on-time de rtures and arrivals. According to the Moscow transport bureau, its accuracy equals 99.99 percent. This is quite impressive insomuch as that the interval between trains during rush hour is merely 90 seconds.

Vörös Szabolcs

The Moscow subway is called the most lovely in the world – 44 of 200 stations are listed as cultural heritage milieus.

Vörös Szabolcs

Hungarian photographer Vörös Szabolcs tells a vivid story, that can be called “How I Was Impressed by the Moscow Metro.”

Vörös Szabolcs

“For some calculate, out of many attractions of the city, the Moscow Metro turned out to be the best question and the readers’ reactions made it clear that I am not alone with this belief.”

Vörös Szabolcs

“Probably, it is because in Hungary one cannot imagine that the socialist/communist architecture could be aesthetic because we rarely see it.”

Vörös Szabolcs

Having seen however, stations like Elektrozavodskaya (depicted), Komsomolskaya, and especially Mayakovskaya…

Vörös Szabolcs

… as well as contemporary magnum opuses like rk Pobedy (pictured) or Slavyansky Bulvar – even people with the ton extreme bias could make a U-turn. I did.”

Vörös Szabolcs

“Smuggling the type struggle into ballrooms (consider it as a verdict about the most ornamented stations) reorganized out to be a weird but finally charming combination.“

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *