Lomonosov Moscow State University, MSU Institute of Mechanics, Moscow

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A renowned educational establishment, Lomonosov Moscow State University, MSU Institute of Mechanics also features a striking example of Stalinist architecture. The university was established in 1755 and is one of the oldest in Moscow. Take a tour of its massive main building, which was completed in 1953 and is the tallest member of a group of skyscrapers known as "Stalin's Seven Sisters." The school is home to over 40,000 students and supports the largest library system in Russia, but it is best known for its state-funded, Soviet-style structures. Lomonosov Moscow State University, MSU Institute of Mechanics is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Moscow Edition.
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  • Very beautiful and magnificent building, like other Stalinist skyscrapers. Impressive. Especially beautiful at night with illumination. Great place for a stroll.
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  • The key buildings are impressive and one of the major spots on the urban landscape. It is next to the ski area leading down to the river, which becomes a lift ride during the warmer months. Sadly, wit...  more »
  • The most impressive of the seven "skyscrapers" commissioned by Stalin and built after World War I with manpower made by German prisoners. The other six are two ministries, two hotels, two residential buildings, but nothing comes close to Lomonosov University stateliness. If you enjoy walking, you can tour interesting starting from "Sparrow Hills" overlooking Moscow, crossing gardens and orchards (mainly Apple trees), turn around the Lomonosov and return. Not recommended in the winter because the Hill is windy and it's freezing! Note: settle for seeing the University from outside, because it's not open inside (for ordinary tourists. ...)
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  • Best place for study
  • MSU :) It's amazing!
  • Superb Interior. A Palace
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  • This is my University.
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  • I studied in Moscow State University and graduated from law school and I owe to the University and all asatzethha with all gratitude to them and you've got to know and learned and worked professionally as a lawyer currently lifters before the Supreme Court of the Republic and 6 (six) years that I spent in Moscow was one of the best days of my life. And I owe a debt of gratitude for the great Soviet people and in particular that the Russian people the hero
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