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Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val

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Address: 10, Krymsky Val, Moscow 117049, Russia
Phone Number: 495 953 1051
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Description: New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val houses a unique...
New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val houses a unique museum exhibition of modern Russian art features works by Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and other 20th-century artists. In the same building there is the Central House of Artists, and around there is a Sculpture Park.
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It's history. Amazing place, fantastic atmosphere if your are fun of paintings and would like to see more.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

It's history. Amazing place, fantastic atmosphere if your are fun of paintings and would like to see more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A fantastic museum! The building alone is worth coming to see, a great piece of architecture, really beautiful inside, a must see if you are a fan of modernist architecture. The amount of artwork on display is incredible, well worth the entrance fee. The gallery is spacious and well ordered, easily able to wander around at our leisure taking time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Tretyakov gallery is the most famous art museum in Moscow. They have a collection of masterpieces of Russian artists, such as Repin, Shishkin, Serov, Vasnetsov and many more. The famous "Ivan the terrible kills his son" is a must see! Plan on spending a day there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This gallery was established to display art by Russian artists and as such you get exposure to a group of artists you would not see much in the west. Definitely one of the two must see galleries in Russia ( The other being the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg) The art also has a Russian cultural perspective with snow , mud.... More 

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Fife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Magic. Loved it. Wow very classy, Just what you expect in Moscow. Very deceiving from the outside but once in side it just goes. I would go back again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Absolutely fantastic collection of Russian avant-garde art, including real masterpieces of Malevich, Lissitzky, Tatlin or Rodchenko! It is really worth a visit!

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Some really spectacular pieces of art on display. Went with a guide, and that really helped to place everything and explain the exhibits.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Check the programme of this Gallery when you're in Moscow. Sometimes they have great exhibitions. Even if the 19th, 20th century Russian art is not familiar to you, it can blow you away!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This gallery is placed on the banks of the Moscow river and right across of Gorky Park. It is a huge 1960's style building which is in my opinion worth seeing. There is cloakroom, restrooms, small shop and cafeteria on the 1st floor. Their 3 floors contain huge collection of Russian modern art (19-20th century). You can also see Russian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Oh my! For the lover of art history or one who enjoys seeing the development of techniques over recent transitions in history, this is the place. Well curated, great special exhibits, beautiful location, manageable size- really great stuff. Sad to say that despite the beautiful structure, it appears to be not as well maintained as it could be. I loved... More 

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