Saturday, March 3, 2012

MAYAKOVSKAYA metro station from Russia

Mayakovskaya is a Moscow metro station on the Zamoskvoretskaya Line. Considered to be one of the most beautiful in the system, it is a fine example of pre-World War II Stalinist Architecture and one of the most famous Metro stations in the world. The station got its name after a Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930).

(left) Sixth Definitives series  - Russian Kremlins: Pskov Kremlin

(right) Moscow State University Clock
The diameter of this clock is 9 meters in diameter. An accompanying barometer and thermometer are also housed with this clock, which was built in 1953.


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