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.

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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