Underground Palaces: Moscow Metro Magic

Underground Palaces: Moscow Metro Magic

On Monday, February 15, 2016, the Moscow Metro opened its 200th station, Salaryevo. Passengers were reflected in its polished stone floors, and Mondrian-like color blocks covered the walls beyond the tracks. More modern and streamlined than the elaborate stations in the city center, Moscow’s latest addition to its enviable metro system ties the southwest suburbs into the spider’s web of the city’s underground routes. The Metro first opened in 1935, and today there are more than 200 miles of track in a system that serves nearly 2.5 billion travelers each year. Join us as we take a look at the beauty and variety of Metro stations - all unlikely underground treasures. Read More