Gorky's House (Ryabushinsky Mansion), Moscow
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Gorky's House (Ryabushinsky Mansion) features a collection of the writer's personal items, as well as his rich library. The mansion is an exquisite example of early 20th-century Art Nouveau. Fyodor Shekhtel designed the house as a work of art for a rich industrialist, and Stalin later gave it to Gorky in 1931. Inside, admire the sculpted doorways, stained-glass windows, and ceiling murals. Notice the orchid frieze that runs all around the house. The carved stone staircase is a highlight, which features naturalist elements, such as flowers, snails, and jellyfish. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Gorky's House (Ryabushinsky Mansion) by using our Moscow vacation planner.
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  • highly recommend a visit. And not only fans of literature, but also architecture! An interesting example of architecture of Art Nouveau!
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  • Go downstairs first ,to check your coat, then upstairs to pay and put on overshoes supplied. Most rooms have information sheets in plastic sleeves in a few languages including English. Last room up a ...  more »
  • Is the House known as "rock bottom" Gorky spent his later years. In is in the art deco style that I visited. Unfortunately, closed, also was closed without (mid-7/2016). I thought from the atmosphere while closed in thought. Please be aware. Nearby is the Museum of Oriental art.
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