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Metro Stations

Opened in 1935 as part of the government’s plan to transform Moscow into the world’s capital of Communism, the metro’s first stations were conceived as magnificent showcases of Soviet success. Thousands of labourers and genuinely patriotic volunteers dug the tunnels, initially using simple pickaxes and shovels. Today, retaining ubiquitous red stars and original Soviet artworks, the metro is a working museum of Communist design. The system carries 7 million passengers a day and currently has 189 stations on 12 lines.prac_infoOpen 6am–1am • http://engl.mosmetro.ru

1. Mayakovskaya (1938)

One of the world’s most beautiful metro stations, Mayakovskaya ...

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