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VDNKh: The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy. А walking tour including the rooftop viewpoint

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VDNKh main entrance

VDNKh: The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy. А walking tour including the rooftop viewpoint
There is a unique place in Moscow that was conceived as a symbol of the Soviet regime might, The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy, or VDNKh for short. Opened in 1939, and renovated numerously since then, it is now the largest exposition and recreational area in the world, a huge historical museum in the open air and one of the most popular public spaces in Moscow. The tour will take you through the central part of the exhibition and will finish on the rooftop of the impressive Stalinist Pavilion of Russia. There you will be able to see the VDNKh panorama and take some amazing pictures!
You will see:
  • 24 m high Worker and the Kolkhoz Woman monument, a memorable symbol of the USSR.
  • Main square of VDNKh, with the most important Central Pavilion, as well as the pavilions of Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and many more.
  • Friendship of Nations fountain with 16 gilded female figures symbolizing all Soviet republics.
  • Pavilion of Russia that is normally closed for visitors.
  • Rooftop of the Pavilion where you will enjoy the magnificent view.
You will learn:
  • How thin the “skinˮ of the Worker and the Kolkhoz Woman is.
  • What the system of VDNKh underground facilities looks like.
  • What is inside the famous Friendship of Nations fountain.
  • How the exhibition changed after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and what is there now.
 
Languages available: English, Russian
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting point: VDNKh main entrance

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