Special house for special people. The House on the Embankment.

Special house for special people. The House on the Embankment.

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If you are interested in history of the Soviet era, you should choose this tour.
I would like to show you the most famouse house in the Moscow, the house which is full of tragic stories and legands.
Many buildings are standing on the Moscow river, but only this one is known as «The House on the embankment»
This house became a symbol of the new Soviet empire and an example for future residential developments in Moscow.
We will visit museum of the house, the only place where the original furniture has been saved and where you find out storyies about famous residents.
We will talk about life in that time and find out answers to the questions:
What were the reasons for the construction of such a huge building complex?
Why people agreed to move into this house, knowing that it was unsafe for them?
How were conditions and equipment different in this house compared to other houses?
What happened with children when their parents were sent to prison?
Why do a lot of people still regret the collapse of the Soviet Union?

After it we will be going to one pretty and cheap café in a fashionable place for eating .
I will be telling you about other famous places around (sculpture "The children — victims of adult vices", The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, statue "Peter the Great" , and we can go (together or you can go alone) there if you would like.

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You can book tour up to 8 hours in advance.
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Metro Kropotninskaya

How long your tour will be:
2 hours
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