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House on The Embankment, Moscow

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The House on the Embankment is a block-wide apartment house in downtown Moscow, Russia. It faces Bersenevskaya Embankment on one side and Serafimovicha Street on the other side. It was completed in 1931 as the Government Building, a residence for the Soviet elite. It was designed by Boris Iofan.Prior to construction, the site, in the Bersenevka neighborhood of the island opposite the Moscow Kremlin, was occupied by the Wine and Salt Court, an old distillery and excise warehouse. The building currently has 505 apartments, a theater, a movie theater, restaurants, and retail stores.Notable past residents included:Svetlana Alliluyeva Hovhannes BagramyanGeorgi DimitrovBoris IofanNikolai KamaninAlexei KosyginArtem MikoyanValentin TrifonovYuri TrifonovMikhail TukhachevskyMikhail VodopianovNikita Khrushchev
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  • Quite an interesting little Museum. Presents the history of the House itself and Stalin's time as a whole: the events of that time could not affect the tenants of the House. The Museum will be interesting for people interested in this era and fans remember Soviet times. Before visiting must see exactly where there is an entrance because walking around the House can be quite long. The Museum was visited by within the Olympiad "Museums. Parks. The farmstead ".
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  • Only 2 rooms and many interesting objects not people latter nomenclature. On the third Sunday of the month-free entry.
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  • A brief history of the building of the ship's first tour guide, told a great excursion from berezhkovskaya ring, then the linear ship that stopped on demand at all piers. From here through the Marsh area left to Lužkovskomu bridge-my ticket operated all day, including on a cruise around the island.
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