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The listeners will learn interesting facts related to the star on the station spire. In addition, they will be told how the numerous architectural details of the building were restored.

On the media platform #Moscowstoby, you can virtual walk on the territory of the Northern River Station and listen to how Moscow became the port of five seas.

In September 2020, the Northern River Station opened after restoration and immediately gained popularity among the townspeople. It is not only a modern transport hub and an architectural monument of the last century, but also a comfortable multifunctional urban space. Architect Alexei Rukhlyadev was inspired by the image of the Doge’s Palace in Venice. Also, the station is shaped like a double-deck ship.

Oksana Bondarenko, the director of the Moscow Transport Museum, will tell about the legends and interesting facts connected with the star installed on the spire of the building, about the clock, whose dials face all four cardinal directions, and about the mysterious special-purpose room. In addition, listeners will learn how the numerous architectural details of the station were restored and what exhibitions and activities are available to visitors.

The building of the Northern River Station is an architectural monument of regional significance and one of the recognizable symbols of Moscow. Its restoration has become one of the largest urban projects over the last decade.

You can relax at the station at any time of the year. There is an observation deck on the roof with a panoramic view of the Khimki reservoir. Also available are the historic waiting room and the regularly updated exhibition of the Moscow Transport Museum. For relaxation, benches and original pebble-shaped seats are installed on the embankment. An amphitheater for 100 people has been created for cultural events. At the same time, 2.5 thousand people can walk along the embankment with a length of about 1.4 kilometers. The main children’s attraction on the embankment was a small copy of the Moscow Canal. This is a stream with floodgates and lights, along which boats can be launched.

#Moskostoboy is a special online project launched by the Moscow Tourism Committee together with the city’s cultural sites in March 2020. On the site moskvastoboi.rfyou can visit virtually excursions, listen to lectures, see theater performances, culinary shows, fashion shows and much more. An English version of the project is also available – #Moscowwithyou…

The Moscow Transport Museum is a multi-format cultural platform and research center with the largest collection of historical urban technology. There are more than 300 exhibits in its funds. Their quantity and quality put the Museum of Transport of Moscow on a par with the famous transport museums of the world in Lucerne, London, New York and Beijing.

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