The history of Russian State Library started from Pashkov House more than 150 years ago. And still in this House people can read ancient manuscripts, look through old maps and listen to music. Pashkov House built in XVIII century keeps memory of the most interesting episodes of Russian history.
Everybody who has ever been in the centre of Moscow knows the main building of Russian State Library on Vozdvizenka street. The great monument of soviet architecture is opening its doors for students, scholars and all book lovers.
During the architectural tour of the main library building you will come in contact with the fascinating history of the creation and implementation of the project of the main Soviet book depository and look at its details with new eyes.