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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  • Ryabushinsky House, perhaps the most vivid and adorable I have a representative of the art nouveau style. Everything here-from the fixture to the fence-entangled in marine issues. A garden what raschudesnyj! In may, especially. And in autumn, when the colorful leaves, ustilaja land, form a mosaic carpet. And on ladders appear miraculous carpeting. Entrance to the Museum, surprisingly, free.
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  • Lovers of Art Nouveau, art Shekhtel, Gorky literary heritage is dedicated to ... It was very interesting to visit this museum. But, I think for completeness of sensations needs to come back a little bit prepared-at least a little read: a unique person, customer and first owner of this beautiful building; How was your new housing myself Bitter; What creatures "encoded" in the Interior of the mansion.
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  • The Gorky house (or Ryubashinsky mansion) is worth a visit even for those who are not admirers of Gorky's writing. It is a fine example of an art nouveau house, beautifully preserved, which feels as i...  more »