5 The Moscow GUM History In Photos

The Moscow GUM History In Photos


On December 2, 1893 there was held an opening ceremony of a new building of the Upper Trade Malls in Moscow. Let us see how the construction changed through time.


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Hilferding, Red Square in Moscow, 1787. The trade malls are seen on the right side.

The upper trade malls following their reconstruction according to the project of Giacomo Quarenghi, 1795.

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5 Responses to “The Moscow GUM History In Photos”

  1. (r)evolutionist says:

    Very interesting historical photos. But too crowded!!

  2. RichardDS says:

    A fantastic architectural masterpiece!

  3. ptc says:

    It look like there was something to sell back then :-) I remember only empty shelves and incredible smell…

  4. Ham are sick, Al says:

    It is a must visit if you are ever in Moscow. It will blow you away!

  5. Thomas says:

    Very nice photos.
    What styly was the mall build in??
    Art deco, barok ????

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