11 Moscow And Its Vicinity, 1896

Moscow And Its Vicinity, 1896

Posted on October 22, 2010 by team


Here are photos of Moscow 1896 – monuments, buildings, cathedrals, streets, views…

The Red Square

The Petrovsky Palace

The Triumphal Arch

The House of the Governor-General

The Municipal Duma

The Historical Museum

The Red Square Mall

St. Basil’s Cathedral

The Place of Execution. St. Basil’s Cathedral

“Ivan Veliky” Bell Tower

The Arkhangelsk Cathedral

The Blagoveshchensk Cathedral

View of the Kremlin

The Kremlin Palace

“Ivan Veliky” Bell Tower

The Tsar Bell

The Tsar Gun

View of the Kremlin from the Moskvoretsk bridge

View of the Kremlin

View of Zamoskvorechye from the Kremlin

View from”Ivan Veliky” Bell Tower

View from “Ivan Veliky” Bell Tower

View of Moscow from “Ivan Velikogo” Bell Tower

View of Moscow from the Kremlin. Foundling Hospital

The Chambers of Romanov boyars

The two-floored Portico

Monument to Alexander Pushkin and Lord’s Passion Monastery

Voznesensky Monastery and The Spasskie Gate

The Rumantsev Museum

The Bolshoi Theater.

Kuznetsk Bridge Street


The Mall

The Sukharev Tower

The Red Gate

Igumnov’s House in Zamoskvorechje

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11 Responses to “Moscow And Its Vicinity, 1896”

  1. Left SR says:

    Yes, yes, a lot of nice buildings but the rot of the Tsarist monarchy permeated Russia. In the worker’s districts revolution was brewing. Nicky’s days were numbered.

    • DouglasUrantia says:

      The masses of Russians went from the frying pan into the fire. The Tsars were benevolent compared to what they got with communism.

    • too much vodka says:

      And so were the days of millions of Russians who didn’t survive the civil war and the Soviet repression.

  2. OLUT says:

    Beautiful city, and beautiful photos.

  3. Moscowguy24 says:

    moscow was soo beautiful! would be nice if it were still like that…

  4. Kent_diego says:

    Most shocking is the lack of people. The places are so empty.

  5. Critter says:

    Fascinating. But my thought also was where are all the people.

  6. Half-Breed says:

    is the statue of peter the great already in the finish gulf when these pics were taken :P

  7. Testicules says:

    Pretty amazing stuff.

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