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The Avant-Garde at Shabolovka

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The important masterpiece of Soviet avant-garde architecture

The main tourist attraction of the Shabolovka district is the radio tower constructed by the famous Russian engineer Vladimir Shukhov. It is at the same time a symbol of technical progress and an important masterpiece of Soviet avant-garde architecture. During this sightseeing tour you will learn about wonderful engineering solutions by Vladimir Shukhov, see the Khavsko-Shabolovsky residential cluster and visit the roof of the community house at Lesteva Street.

The online sightseeing tour is guided by Ksenia Grigorieva.

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