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I lived seeing the different scenes depicted, I didnt appreciate the sexism in some. Did anyone... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Moscow, Russia
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An unexpected pleasure

I clambered down the stairs and hurried through the narrow passageways at intersections in Rostov... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Arlington, Virginia
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Crossing of Bolshaya Sadovaya St. and Voroshilovskiy Ave., Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lived seeing the different scenes depicted, I didnt appreciate the sexism in some. Did anyone actually pick fruit while wearing heels?

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank shmeva44
Reviewed October 27, 2018

I clambered down the stairs and hurried through the narrow passageways at intersections in Rostov, only to stop on a dime when seeing the delightfully bright and inviting underground art. Typically painted tiles showing scenes of Russian life, these unexpected visual treats helped make the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

One of the best places to see and to feel the city . So beautiful mosaic. It’s abour history and about life in our past .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarinaL3375
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Masterpieces can be seen the walls in the underground crossings in Rostov. The items are different and dedicated to some local traditions, historical events and connected with the life of local people. The colors are fresh. Try to find time and watch the mosaic in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elena G
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Alexander B
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Katesgrove
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

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Serge N
Reviewed August 2, 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank driverguidemoscow
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

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank A. S
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.

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank Irina D
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