a Fountains in Moscow will continue to "sleep" – start delayed because of the situation with the spread coronavirus infections. This was reported yesterday the Deputy mayor of Moscow for housing, utilities and amenities Pyotr Biryukov.
Fountains in the Russian capital traditionally "woke up" on the eve of may holidays. This spring season will begin later. The exact date the city authorities will determine with respect to the scenario of further development of the pandemic. Themselves water cascades to go. "the Fountains gently reactivated after a winter spent assembling and checking the equipment," he said. They also cleaned and washed.
Only in the squares, in parks and squares of Moscow, about 600 fountains. The most famous and popular among townspeople – at the exhibition center, the Museum-estate "tsarina" at the Bolshoi theatre, Alexander garden, "Muzeon" waterfront. The largest (in membership twelve installations) – on Manezh square, and the volume of 15 thousand cubic meters of water, located on Poklonnaya hill. The most high is the fountain in Gorky Park – the water shoots up to 28 meters, which is comparable to the height of nine homes. A veteran, fountain Vitali, is located on Theatre square, with the monument to Karl Marx. It was built in the first half of the nineteenth century. Before here get their water, residents of nearby houses, and at the foot of the fountain of specially equipped containers drinking horse. The cascade was acquired in 1835. As planned by the master Giovanni Vitali, water bowl holding four of Cupid, symbolizing music, poetry, tragedy and Comedy.