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Moscow's Beautiful Metro Underground Network Is Displayed In A Series Of Stunning Images

Forget walls of advertisements and the scuttle of rodents carrying pizza; Moscow's magnificent underground stations are the most beautiful in the world. Canadian photographer David Burdeny captured these stunning images of the Russian system during after-hours access to the network.

Moscow's Metro was built in 1935 during the height of Joseph Stalin’s rule. The city had been pleading for a modern transportation system since the turn of the century, but the government refused as the tram network was deemed adequate.

Enjoy the grandeur of some of the stations below...

Taganskaya Metro Station

Kropotinskaya Metro Station

Mayakovskaya Metro Station

Novolobodskaya Metro Station

Prospekt Mira Station

Sokol Metro Station

Sportivnaya Station

Arbatskaya Metro Station

Avoto Metro Station

Belorusskaya Metro Station

Elektrozavodskaya Station

Kiyevsskaya Metro Station

Komsomolskaya Metro Station

Aeroport Metro Station

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