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White House

  • Moscow, Russia
  • Russia
    Moscow
    Krasnopresnenskaya embankment, 2
     
    Construction of the House of Government of the Russian Federation (then - People's Control Committee and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR) began in 1965, the project team led by D. and Chechulina. P. Steller. Was completed in 1979.  

    Building height - 102 meters. Even at 17 meters above the building stands a flagpole. Compositional decision of the building consists of three distinct components. The lower part of the building - a heavy base with granite. Visual center of this part of the building is monumental staircase from the Moskva River embankment to the main entrance. The second part - the main body with side wings, white marble. And completes the ensemble of the clock tower with a gilded coat of arms of the Russian Federation.
    • attractions
      • Cultural objects

Sights nearby

Bridge named in 1905
Handmade memorial to the defenders of the White House
Area of ​​Free Russia
Children's Park "Presnensky"
The building of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
Novoarbatsky Bridge
Chapel of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Nativity of St. John the Baptist in Presnya
Church of the Holy Martyrs nine Cyzicus
The British Embassy in Moscow
Cinema Center "Nightingale" Krasnaya Presnya
The building of the former hotel "Ukraine" in Moscow
A monument to Joseph Brodsky
Skyscraper on Kudrinskaya Square
The metro station "Krasnopresnenskaya"
Commercial and business center "Novinsky Passage" in Moscow
Rostov embankment
Monument to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
Smolensk embankment in Moscow
Smolensky Metro Bridge
Megu Restaurant
Sculpture "Allegory of Water" and "Allegory of the air"
Monument "Heroes-combatants, participants barricade fighting on Krasnaya Presnya"
Church of St. Nicholas on Schepah
Restaurant Les Menus par Pierre Gagnaire

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