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Underpass Art

Crossing of Bolshaya Sadovaya St. and Voroshilovskiy Ave., Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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Soviet heritage

These mosaics are the only soviet design left in city. 40 years millions of Russian children... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Alexander B
Fantastic underpass art of the Soviet era

The classic tile mosaics of the workers, daily life and scenes from the Great Patriotic War can be... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Katesgrove
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Crossing of Bolshaya Sadovaya St. and Voroshilovskiy Ave., Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

These mosaics are the only soviet design left in city. 40 years millions of Russian children admired passing that mosaics. You can see the best soviet real art in it. The scenes of soviet happiness depicted on them . You will feel the atmosphere of...More

1  Thank Alexander B
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

The classic tile mosaics of the workers, daily life and scenes from the Great Patriotic War can be found in a number of underpasses in the centre of Rostov-on-Don.

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Reviewed January 28, 2017

The unusual (maybe the uniqe) sample of soviet "rock-painting". There was the new faculty of builders college instituted to prepare the specialists to make this mosaic. Each underground has the different subject. The rostov`s community makes large efforts to prewent the destruction of this art....More

1  Thank Serge N
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

Original and Cool. Describing the spirit and the history of this Sity. Right in the center. Really really Nice!

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Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you are there relax and enjoy the atmosphere is impeccable. Just spend a few miners there and enjoy atmosphere of a Noble Prise winner of the Don river. Late Wrighter Sholokhov is illustrated well by the mosaic s at the place. Must see in...More

3  Thank A. S
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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.

4  Thank Irina D
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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...More

1  Thank Irina P
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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...More

2  Thank frida007
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Reviewed April 15, 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!...More

5  Thank Sergey_and_Elena
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Reviewed January 17, 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...More

7  Thank emfromsydney
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