Top of the Main Tower of MSU with Spire and Soviet Star

Top of the Main Tower of MSU with Spire and Soviet Star
«Top of the Main Tower of MSU with Spire and Soviet Star»

The top of the central tower of the main building of Moscow State University (MSU, MGU in Russian) with a 57-meter spire which ends with a 12-ton five-pointed star, the symbol of Soviet Union. The skyscraper was constructed on Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills, former Lenin’s Hills) in 1949-1953 and has 36 levels in its central part and is 240 meters (790 ft) tall with its spire. The MSU main building was the tallest building in the world outside of New York City at the time of its construction and remained the tallest building in Europe until 1990 (recorded in Guinness book).

Photo #087 taken on July 03, 2016 during Communist tour with my dear clients from India, Venky Babu and her husband.

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