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Photos of Moscow

1. Monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Red Square. Moscow's first sculptural monument, a statue by Ivan Martos depicting the heroes of the liberation war against Poland, was unveiled in 1818.

2. Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Kropotkinskaya Metro Stn. Russia's largest temple, erected by Konstantin Thon in the 19th century to commemorate Russia's victory over Napoleon. It was demolished by the Soviets in 1931 and reconstructed during the final decades of the 20th century.

3 Bolshoi Theatre, Teatralnaya Metro Stn. A prominent monument of Russian classicism built by Osip Bovc in 1824, Bolshoi Theatre was the world's second largest theatre after Milan's La Scala.

4. Church of All Saints na Kulichkakh, Kitai-Gorod Metro Stn. The church was built on order of Grand Prince Dmitry Donskoi in remembrance of all Orthodox Christians who perished in the Battle of Kulikovo in

5. Cathedral of Lady Mary's Immaculate Conception. Krasnopresnenskaya Metro Stn. Live organ music recitals arc presented in the large gothic church built by Foma Bogdanovich in 1910.

6. Trinity Church in Nikitniki, Kitai-Gorod Metro Stn. This church, built in 1628-1653, was decorated by Russia's first 17th century graphic artist, Simon Ushakov.

7. Ivanovsky Convent, Kitai-Gorod Metro Stn. The Princess Tarakanova, a pretender to the Russian throne, who claimed to be Empress Yelizavcta Petrovna's daughter, was imprisoned in this convent, founded in the 16th century under Ivan the Terrible.

8.Chapel to the Heroes of Pleven, Kitai-Gorod Metro Stn. The chapel, shaped as a huge bell, was built by Vladimir Sherwood in 1877 in memory of Russian grenadiers who perished at Pleven, Bulgaria during the Russo-Turkish War.

9. Pashkov House, Lenin Library Metro Stn. This is one Moscow's most beautiful buildings designed by Vasily Bazhcnov and erected in 1784-1786.

10. The English Court, Kitai-Gorod Metro Stn. The English Court was built in the mid-16th century under Ivan the Terrible, marking the beginning of trade between Russia and Britain.

11. Monument to Aleksandr Pushkin, Pushkinskaya Metro Stn. One of Moscow's landmarks, this remarkable monument to the great Russian poet was created by Aleksandr Opekushin in 1880.

12. Monument to Peter the Great, Polyanka Metro Stn. This monument by Zurab Tsereteli was erected on the Krymskaya Embankment along the Moskva River in 1997.

13. Monument to Yury Dolgoruky, Tvcrskaya Metro Stn. The monument in honour of Moscow's legendary founder, designed under the supervision of Sergei Orlov, was unveiled in 1954

14. Monument to Cyril and Methodius, Kitai-Gorod Metro Stn. The monument, sculptured by Vyacheslav Klykov, was unveiled in Slavyanskaya Square on the Day of Slavic Written Language, 24 May, 1992.