The style of the early XXth century, known as Art Nouveau in France. Jugendstil in Germany, or Secession in Austria, was a big boom of Moscow architecture as well. Russian Art Nouveau Architecture
Our architects created several world-level masterpieces, rational, bizarre, or exploring traditional Russian design. It’s a pity they still are not that famous globally. But it is so important to know them if you are a fan of architecture, art and design. Russian Art Nouveau Architecture
If you want to experience all the main masterpieces of Moscow architecture quickly and comfortably, that minivan tours are for you. We will ride a S-class car or minivan with air conditioner. We choose routes to avoid infamous Moscow traffic jams. You will also stop to visit the most important sights.
What will you see:
Pertsova House (1907), an example of Russian style architecture combined with Art Nouveau,
Ryabushinsky House (1903), with unique preserved interiors in Art Nouveau style
Metropol Hotel, a bizarre combination of mosaics, bas-reliefs and ceramic panels in one architectural masterpiece,
Moscow Merchants Society Building (1911), early example of rational modern architecture,
Marpha and Maria Convent (1911), a nunnery in Russian style combined with Art Nouveau.