On 18 may, the Museum of archaeology of Moscow was finally open after renovation. In the center of the exhibition remains the Voskresensky bridge, but technically there have been many changes. You can immerse yourself in the excavations of the Manege square and the surrounding area to visit the mother see of XVII century with the help of mapping and monocular. The freelance correspondent of “Iodine” estimated innovations and find out what is hidden under the center of the capital.
The Museum of Archaeology of Moscow is located in the heart of the city, near the Kremlin, on Manezh square. This is a small glass building with columns near the hotel “Moscow” was the first in the capital exhibition complex under the earth and has always attracted tourists and residents. According to the Director of Association “Moscow Museum” Alina Saprykina, such popularity is associated not only with location but also with the fact that archaeological museums are the most popular in the world. Continue reading
On the Greek island of Santorini on Wednesday, April 11, opened ancient Akrotiri is an ancient city of the Minoan civilization. According to Reuters. excavations were closed to tourists since 2005.
Seven years ago on the Greek island collapsed roof, located over the whole territory of the excavations. As a result of this incident killed one person, and one of the largest ancient monuments of Greece, was closed. Now the government, confident in the safety of tourists, the newly opened excavations, and we hope that Akrotiri will affect the volume of the tourist market of Greece.
The ancient settlement was discovered during the excavations conducted in 1967 by the Greek archaeologists. Then they discovered frescoes, pottery, furniture and many other artifacts that have allowed to reconstruct the everyday life of Minoans.
The settlement at this place existed already about four thousand years BC and it was destroyed in the XVII century BC after the eruption of the volcano on Santorini. The city was buried under the ashes, so ancient appearance of the village was saved. Continue reading
In Mitino in the course of two to three years will be a historical archaeological landscape Park, reports Oreanda. According to the chief archeologist of Moscow Alexander Veksler, here, after the extensive archeological study of the area, were found numerous monuments of the past. Now they are under the protection of the Metropolitan government.
In addition, in 2008, in the district Khokhlovskiy square in the centre appears the Museum exposition “the Fortress of the White city of the XVI century”. There you will see the 70-meter stretch of white-stone wall was found during construction, it will be saved in not disassembled.
Fortifications of the White town — the third zone of defence of Moscow, were erected in 1585-1593, under the leadership of the Russian architect Feodor the Horse and was adjoined on the left Bank of the Moscow river to the Kremlin and China-town. At the end of XVIII century the fortress fell into disrepair and was demolished. Through its walls have passed Continue reading