Splendid Nightscape of Moscow City at Moskva River

Splendid Nightscape of Moscow City at Moskva River
«Splendid Nightscape of Moscow City at Moskva River»

View of the Moskva River and illuminated well-known buildings of Moscow city at night from Krasnopresnenskaya embankment.

On this picture from left to right:

  • • Illuminated with bulbs restaurant “Chaika” (Eng: Seagull) on the boat “Alexander Blok” (by name of Russian poet);
  • • The White House with flag of Russia – the primary office of the government of Russia and the official residence of the Russian Prime Minister, years of construction: 1965 -1981;
  • • The House of the Government of Moscow city called “The Book” - the former COMECON (The Council for Mutual Economic Assistance, СЭВ, SEV) building constructed in 1963-1970, in present days lights on the building change colors of Russian flag, white, blue and red (as on the picture);
  • • The tower of Radisson Royal Hotel (the former Hotel Ukraine) - The one of well-known seven Stalinist high-rises built in Moscow in 1947-1953, in present time it is the luxury 5 star hotel with 500 suits and its own flotilla (tour boats) on Moscow River.

Photo #041 taken on October 14, 2014

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