Moscow Railway Station

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View on the terminal from Uprising Square.
Moskovsky Rail Terminal (Russian: Моско́вский вокза́л, Moskovsky vokzal), also called Moscow Rail Terminal, with an easily recognizable Neo-Renaissance frontage on Nevsky Prospekt and Uprising Square, is the main line terminal station in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is a terminus for the Moscow-Saint Petersburg Railway and other lines running from Central and South Russia, Siberia, Eastern Ukraine, and Crimea.

The oldest preserved station in the city, it was erected in 1851 to a design by Konstantin Thon. As Nicholas I of Russia was the reigning monarch and the greatest patron of railway construction in the realm, the station was named Nicholaevsky after him. Rechristened Oktyabrsky to memorialize the October Revolution in 1924, the station was not given its present name until 1930.
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The vaulted hall
Although large "Venetian" windows, two floors of Corinthian columns and a two-storey clocktower at the centre explicitly reference Italian Renaissance architecture, the building incorporates other features from a variety of periods and countries. A twin train station, currently known as the Leningradsky Rail Terminal, was built to Thon's design at the other end of the railway, in Moscow.

While Thon's facade remains fundamentally intact to this day, the station was expanded in 1869-79 and 1912. It was completely redeveloped internally in 1950-52 and 1967. A bronze bust of Peter the Great in the main vestibule was unveiled in 1993. The terminal is served by the Mayakovskaya and Vosstaniya Square stations of the Saint Petersburg Metro, with both stations linked to the terminal by an underground corridor.

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Moskovsky (masculine), Moskovskaya (feminine), or Moskovskoye may refer to:
  • Moskovsky District, name of several districts and city districts in Russia
  • Moskovsky, Moscow Oblast, a town in Moscow Oblast, Russia
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"Neo-Renaissance" is an all encompassing style designation that covers many aspects of those 19th century architectural revival styles which were neither Grecian (see Greek Revival) nor Gothic (see Gothic Revival) but which instead drew for inspiration upon a wide range of
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Nevsky Prospekt (Russian: Не́вский проспе́кт), or the Nevsky Avenue, is the main street in the city of St Petersburg.
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Vosstaniya Square (Russian: Пло́щадь Восста́ния, lit.
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Санкт-Петербург
Saint Petersburg

The English Embankment with Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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"Piter"
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Hymn of the Russian Federation


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(and largest city) Moscow

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The Moscow to Saint Petersburg Railway is a 649.7 km railway running between the two largest Russian cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, and through four oblasts: Moscow, Tver, Novgorod and Leningrad.
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Konstantin Andreyevich Thon, also spelled Ton (Russian: Константин Андреевич Тон) (October 26 1794, St Petersburg - January 25 1881, St.
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Emperor Nicholas I
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Reign December 1, 1825–March 2, 1855
Coronation September 3 1826
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October Revolution in Russia, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution, is a coup d'état traditionally dated to October 24, 1917 (November 7, N.S.). [1] It was the second phase of the overall Russian Revolution of 1917, after the February Revolution of the same year.
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Renaissance (French for "rebirth"; Italian: Rinascimento; Spanish: Renacimiento), was a cultural movement that spanned roughly the 14th through the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe.
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Leningradsky Rail Terminal (Russian: Ленингра́дский вокза́л, Leningradsky vokzal
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Tsar Peter I
Peter the Great

Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias

Reign 7 May, 1682 - 8 February, 1725
Coronation 25 June, 1682 (as Czar)
Full name Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov
Titles Czar of Russia
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Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya Line (Russian: Невско-Василеостровская
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Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line (Russian: Кировско-Вы́боргская ли́ния
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Saint Petersburg Metro

Locale Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast
Transit type(s) Underground Metro
Began operation 1955
System length 104.1 km (64.7 miles)
No. of lines 4
No. of stations 60
Daily ridership 3.
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Санкт-Петербург
Saint Petersburg

The English Embankment with Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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"Piter"
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Vitebsk Rail Terminal (Russian: Ви́тебский вокза́л), formerly known as the Tsarskoe Selo Station
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Finlyandsky Rail Terminal (Russian: Финля́ндский вокза́л, Finlyandsky vokzal), also known as Finland Station
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Varshavsky Rail Terminal (Russian: Варша́вский вокза́л, Varshavsky vokzal), or Warsaw Rail Terminal
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Baltic Rail Terminal (Russian: Балти́йский вокза́л
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Ladozhsky Rail Terminal (Russian: Ла́дожский вокза́л), also called Ladoga Rail Terminal
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