Underpass Art, Rostov-on-Don

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For a fleeting spot of color in your walk around Rostov-on-Don, check out the tiled mosaics of Underpass Art as you cross under the area's main road. Created during the post-World War II Soviet era, this series of underpasses explore the positive aspects of Russian life in bold colors and forms, representing an idealized view of the Soviet state. Witness scenes of agricultural workers, forgers and welders, as well as large-scale depictions of World War II battles, complete with weaponry, tanks, flags, and explosions. Try to keep moving as you look at the art, as the underpasses are busy thoroughfares and it can be difficult and obstructive to stop. Arrange to visit Underpass Art and other attractions in Rostov-on-Don using our Rostov-on-Don trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Mosaic authorship. 60-70 years. Their restored and left during the reconstruction. In three passages in the Center. Sadovaya-Voroshilovsky, Sadovaya-Budenovsky, Budenovsky-Moskovskaja_Stanislavskogo
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  • August 11, 2017
    An excellent specimen of socialist realism-many mosaics on different subjects. It was weird and amazing to meet the islet of USSR in the underpass.
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  • August 6, 2017
    Excellent quality, there are no traces of vandalism, then Lee followed them perfectly and can arm people does not rise, but still very nice. Each transition has its own theme, in one example, a series of paintings from the hospital to the prom.
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One of the most important industrial, economic, and cultural centers of southern Russia, Rostov-on-Don doesn't lag behind in places to stay. Throughout the city you can find everything from luxury and boutique hotels to a selection of hostels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, and apartments. As in many other Russian cities, the prices of accommodation tend to drop as you venture further away from the city center. However, some of the city's more tranquil neighborhoods are home to luxurious hotels and resorts with amenities such as spas, saunas, and tennis courts, all in a peaceful and scenic environment.
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