"He worked half in jest between the drafting table and the champagne, scattering the glitter of his imagination around!" - wrote contemporaries about Shekhtel, who changed Moscow. You will learn about the life of an architect, understand his style and look at extraordinary buildings: mansions with lilies, owls and a symbol of the idea of life, a white-stone miracle, an Anglican church and even a "hut of obscene architecture." Group excursion Duration 2 hours Group size up to 10 people Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 2 reviews 650 rubles per person
What awaits you
The life of wonderful people - Shekhtel An ingenious architect, theater decorator, vignette and artist - and, moreover, a real workaholic and innovator. On a walk, you will discover how the creative path of the master known as "Fin-Champagne" began. What dynasties of patrons and entrepreneurs did the architect work with, what is the fairy tale of Fyodor Osipovich Shekhtel. Of course, I will also talk about the life of the architect, his character and family
Castles and fortresses in the center of the capital Having met at the Pushkinskaya metro station, we will delve into the atmospheric Moscow lanes in the Patriarch's Ponds area - and collect a collection of beautiful buildings. You will examine in detail Levenson's print shop, Shekhtel's own house on Ermolaevsky lane, Zinaida Morozova's luxurious estate on Spiridonovka, and Ryabushinsky's mansion, where Gorky lived. Along the way, let's talk about technical innovations in castles of the early 20th century. We will also find the Gothic Anglican Church and compare modern with constructivism.
Start of the excursion in the area of the Pushkinskaya metro station (exit 4). You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.