the organizers of the competition asked the public to invent their own routes. The imagination of the people one format is not restricted. The tour could be walking, running, bus or bike. Participants were asked to walk around the areas, whom were born, spent his childhood and live now. The best 35 trails, said the Department of cultural heritage. Correspondent “RG” took away five of them – they will help you to discover the capital from an unusual angle.
take a Leisurely stroll in the Preobrazhensky district from the metro station “Preobrazhenskaya Ploschad” to the “Elektrozavodskaya”, calling Andriy Klyuyev. Muscovites and tourists, he notes, come in here rare: not so many shopping malls, trendy public spaces and transport hubs. And the people and office workers? Those usually run from door to door, absorbed in Affairs and concerns, says Andrew. He offers to reveal a new area of Moscow between the Yauza river and former Collegiate chamber shaft.
“for the First time in this area, frankly, was fascinated by its off-center warmth, absence of the usual for Moscow of a set of business and shopping areas, – said Klyuyev. – For many years, coming here every day to work, wanted to wait for lunch time to search another area. And, having collected a literary, archival and personal materials, was able to develop a sinuous (although not very) route”.
Andrew promises to show the wooden mansion of the merchant Nosov, wooden box of a railroad employee and was built Nikolsky Edinoverie monastery, constructivist working village and model the development of the outskirts of Moscow before 1917. He will reveal the secret of the street where there is no home, and tell why the area can be called the ancestor of St. Petersburg, as amused locals 100 and 50 years ago and behind the front façades of the Stalinist buildings.
Faith Barvinsky invites for two and a half hours to feel the atmosphere of the two districts of Moscow Koptevo and Pokrovskoe-Streshnevo. A year ago, she posted on his Instagram page in a series of posts about attractions that you can find in your area in minutes. Says time to consider not all and now together with other Muscovites are ready to walk through the back streets of history. Start Faith offers from the railway bridge through the station WDC-2 Red Baltiets. It is symbolic: the transition, in her opinion that connects the past and present of several parts of the city. A few steps from here, for example, you can see the locomotive depot “Moscow”. Now it is a Museum-industrial complex: exposure combined with areas where repair of existing locomotives. The apartments there are several historic buildings, built in the style of “modern”. The main exhibit is the train station.��l, in which life stopped in the early twentieth century. Ticket office, waiting room, buffet – all in the spirit of the time. Back in pre-revolutionary Russia and on the street, where is exhibited a model of the first Russian steam locomotive. And not far away, in the street Volkova, “hiding” abandoned station building.
Another blast from the past waiting at the station Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo – one stop on the train from red Balts. Here are the ruins of old buildings and huts for the station workers. The next item is a former noble mansion, from which the obelisk. A similar structure was built in honor of the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, is in the Alexander garden. The obelisk in Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo, the also on this date. They say if it was topped with a statue of a dog is an animal was a symbol of the kind Streshneva.
the Final point of the route – a spring with a fabulous name “the Swan Princess”. It is called almost the only one in town with crystal clear water.
an Excursion with elements of the quest Sokolniki developed Galina Ermolaeva. As planned, the participants are going to “smart” walk with a guide along the way looking for answers to fifteen questions. Hiking mini-cruise on the district starts at the metro station “Sokolniki”. She’s one of the first “swallows” of the Moscow subway – it was opened in 1935. Nearby is another unique monument of architecture – the fire tower of the XIX century. By the way, it still located the current fire station. This is the only tower in the city, which is used for its intended purpose.
During the walk Galina and tell about the tower, and on the subway, and, of course, about the Park, without which it is difficult to imagine the present district. In these places on falconry loved to come to the emperors Peter I and Alexander I. Today it is only a name.
Tatyana Chernova chose to study the history of the city not on foot, so he developed a bike tour cross-country area. Invites you to ride along the route of the first Moscow electric tram from Tverskaya Zastava to Petrovsky Palace. The path length of just over three miles and seven stops, according to her calculations, would take about two hours.
the tour route passes through the Belarusian railway station, Tver overpass, past the former tobacco factory “Java”, home Bellic, Palace of sports “wings of the Soviets”, DK im. Chkalov, the hotel “Soviet” and the legendary Dynamo stadium, Petrovsky Park and Palace of the track. The latter saw not only Russian emperors, but also of Napoleon during the war of 1812. The Palace is often called the pearl of the Park, so beloved of the noble personages. There were cottages Trubetskoy, Golitsyn, Volkonsky, Tolstoy.
Closes our selection of excursion in the Gagarin district, invented by Ivan Ivanov. He promises to show m��one hundred that are associated with science. Initially, however, they have a completely unscientific story emphasizes Ivan. For example, tourists will see the Gagarin square and the monument to the first astronaut. At the foot of the monument is a copy of the lander of the spaceship “Vostok”, which April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin flew into space. Many foreign fans visiting the 2018 world Cup, took pictures with monument ball. Apparently, there is something in common.
the route is found and the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It is called “Golden brains”. Earlier in these places was the garden of Prince Trubetskoy, part of the possessions which now belongs to Neskuchny garden.
the winners of the competition will help to modify your routes to produce videoprevyu on social networks and visit in the framework of the project “heritage Days. Areas” as soon as they’ll be released in live format.