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Russia Hotel

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Identification

Russia Hotel
Hotel Rossija
111705

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • The country's most famous hotel since the Soviet times.
  • Largest hotel in Europe at the time of construction.
  • The hotel is considered for demolition and replacement as the current structure is aging and the hotel standards are becoming outdated.
  • On February 25, 1977 the hotel suffered the worst fire in the history of Russian hotels as the north wing of the building burned down, killing 42 people.
  • According to the Russian Kommersant newspaper the underground space of the hotel was used by the Russian security services.

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Location

Varvarka Street 6
6 Varvarka Street
Kitay-Gorod
Central
Moscow
City of Moscow
Russia

Technical Data

229.66 ft
229.66 ft
21
1964
1967
2006

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