Семеновская - Semenovskaya Metro Station

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Semenovskaya is a station on the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya Line (Blue, No3)of the Moscow Metro. Opened concurrently with Partizanskaya in 1944, it too is war-themed, sporting plaques along the outer walls depicting a variety of Soviet weapons used in the war, including swords, sniper rifles, and machine guns. A much larger plaque at the end of the platform includes an image of the Order of Victory and the words "Our Red Army- Glory!". Semyonovskaya is an unusual design, with a double-width platform and four rows of pillars instead of the usual two. This was because the station was built as a pylon type, but was later changed in design and the pylons were transformed into pillars. The pillars are faced with red and white marble. The outer walls are grey marble. There is a row of square-pedestaled, green marble floor lamps along the center of the platform.

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Comments (14)

JuliaL on June 14, 2011

Метрополитен-твой должник:))

вот - другое дело!!=))) подумываю выставить счет ;))))

jknaus on June 15, 2011

You do have an outstanding beautiful metro system! I was in Budapest couple of weeks ago (the oldest metro in continental Europe) it´s not bad either. LIKE! Happy week and great photographing days!, Joni

Thank you Joni! Well I was in Budapest too) They use the same trains in metro as in Moscow) I like some modern stations of Munchen metro))

MarioTs - NO Views on June 15, 2011

You back to do wonderful photos in metro Dmitry !!


I do them at suumer because many people go to their vacations so it's easier to find stations without passangers))

MarioTs - NO Views on June 15, 2011

I like all your metro tag !! ))

Thank you Mario! I'm happy you like it))))

Mauro Bricchetti on June 17, 2011

HI dmitriy your metro shot are always great


ciao Mauro

Thank you Mauro! Soon, I'll overrun all nice stations.. so and what should I do next.. ;)

Alper Parmak on June 30, 2011

Beautiful photo. Best wishes, ALPER.

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Sergio Bagna No View… on July 9, 2011

I know myself too, the Moscow metro! Its stations are real works of art!

Like! Greetings from Italy, Sergio

Hello, Sergio! Thank you for your words of appreciation! Best regards!!

Andrzej Brudziński..… on December 30, 2011

Very nice view!Like8!Happy New Year 2012 Greetings from Poland Andrzej

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Photo taken in Sokolinaya Gora District, Moscow, Russia

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  • Uploaded on June 14, 2011
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    by Дмитрий Валтонен
    • Taken on 2011/06/11 11:01:54
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO640
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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