Fountains

Fountain Avenue at All-Russian Exhibition Centre

The avenue of fountains at the All-Russian Exhibition Centre (VVTs) is one of the main attractions of Moscow. 14 fountains were given the status of the monuments of nationwide significance.

Inspiration Fountain

In 2006, an unusual fountain "Inspiration" (Vdohnoveniye) was erected to mark the 150th anniversary of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Lavrushinsky Lane. The designers of the fountain are M. Morina, O. Zhiburtovich and A. Alexandrov.

Clown Fountain

The "Clown" fountain was erected in 2002 on Tsvetnoy Boulevard. It is located in the square opposite the Old Moscow Circus. The fountain is dedicated to circus theme and represents a sculpture of a clown on a unicycle.

Music of Glory Fountain

A unique fountain "Music of Glory" was opened near Kuzminki metro station in 2005. The unveiling was timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Abduction of Europa Fountain

In 2002 an unusual fountain known as "Abduction of Europa" was erected near the Kievsky Railway Station. The Fountain is located in Europe Square.

Fountain near the Bolshoi Theatre

In 1996 a remarkable fountain was built in front of the Bolshoi Theatre during renovations of the Theatre Square. Popularly this fountain is referred to as Teatralniy.

The Bather Fountain

"The Bather" cascade fountain located at 32 Leninsky Avenue represents a magnificent complex of several split-level basins.

The Fountain in GUM

"By the fountain in GUM," – this phrase is familiar to most of the Moscow residents. It bears a relation to one of the most iconic and famous sights of Moscow – the fountain in GUM shopping centre. History of the famous fountain began in 1893 with the construction of a new building of the Upper Trading Rows that later came into possession of GUM.

Pushkinsky Fountain

Pushkinsky Fountain is one of the most famous fountains in Moscow that has long become a symbol of the city along with other attractions. The fountain was built in 1950, since then it has become a traditional place for romantic rendezvous and meetings.

"Free Bird of Happiness" Fountain

"Free Bird of Happiness" Fountain is one of the newest and yet the most extraordinary fountains of Moscow. It was opened on 17 May, 2008, and immediately attracted wide public attention. The fountain is located in Taynitsky Garden of the Moscow Kremlin.