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Underpass art

Address: Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

You'll probably have to cross Bolshaya Sadovaya at some point during your trip. Make it worth your time by going down into the many underpasses along this busy street.

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Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I think, it's unique art for Russia and looks pretty good, especially one mosaic where children in class did a sum. If you want to know more and can read Russian, you can read this http://www.viskra.ru/2013/06/blog-post_28.html. If you can't read - just see photos of this mosaic (scroll the page down, they are there)

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Boston
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

These unique color mosaic tiles had turned the most boring underpass areas into stunning and dazzling works of art. These series are both dramatic and humorous. It could be made as the most visited attraction of the city. Too bad that the city government does not see the value of this treasure below ground level… Well, while the mosaics are... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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106 reviews 106 reviews
44 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Even if you are in hurry take a minute to enjoy these magnificient mosaics. Here you can see the idillic pics of bright and happy life in Soviet Union, you can see different workers, scenes from school, hospital, even battles from The 2nd World War! This is a great alternative to a boring museum pieces, just let your imagination create... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

While I wouldn't travel to Rostov just to see it; if you're already going, it's worth taking a look as it is the only city in all of Russia with this particular type of mosaic art. It depicts typical soviet scenes of education and lifestyle and also scenes from World War II. You can find this art in a number... More 

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