Oct 29, 2018
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The Moscow Metro Has Some Beautiful Stations

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As of 2014, the Moscow Metro has 195 stations and its route length is 325.4 km (202.2 mi). Opened in 1935 with one 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) line and 13 stations, it was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union. The system is mostly underground, with the deepest section 74 metres (243 ft) underground at the Park Pobedy station, one of the world’s deepest. As of 2013, the Moscow Metro is the busiest metro system outside of Asia, the world’s busiest by daily ridership and the 6th longest in the world. [source]

Of those 195 stations many have interesting architecture and design that reflect the era they were built in. The Sifter compiled a brief list below of some of the more eye-catching stations. If you know any stations that should be added to the list, let us know in the comments!

 

 

1. Kiyevskaya Metro Station

Photograph by Antares 610

 

 

2. Mayakovskaya Metro Station

Photograph by Andrey Kryuchenko

 

 

3. Electrozavodskaya Metro Station

Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

4. Kiyevskaya (Koltsevaya Line)

Photograph by Punxutawneyphil

 

 

5. Mayakovskaya Metro Station

Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

6. Sretensky Bulvar Metro Staion

Photograph by D. Wine

 

 

7. Slavyanskiy Bulvar Metro Station

Photograph by Eugeny1988

 

 

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Photograph by e_chaya

 

 

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Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

10. Komsomolskaya (Koltsevaya Line)

Photograph by Lite

 

 

11. Elektrozavodskaya Metro Station

Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

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Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

13. Dostoyevskaya Metro Station

Photograph by Eternal Triangle

 

 

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Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

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Photograph by Mac Steve

 

 

16. Maryina Roshcha Metro Station

Photograph by Eternal Triangle

 

 

17. Taganskaja Metro Station

Photograph by A. Savin

 

 

18. Belarusian Metro Station

Photograph by A.Savin

 

 

19. Arbatskaya (Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line)

Photograph by e_chaya

 

 

Moscow Metro Map

 

 

 

 

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