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Kazan City Hall description and photos - Russia - Volga region: Kazan. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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Kazan City Hall is located in the central part of the city, on Freedom Square. Nearby is the building of the Concert Hall. S. Saidasheva and the Theater of Opera and Ballet named after M. Jalil.
The building of the town hall was built in 1854. The author of the project was the architect M.P. Corinthian. & Nbsp; It was a two-story building with a mezzanine.
The building was intended for the Kazan Assembly of the Nobility. The assembly of the nobility was located in the building of the town hall until the 1917 revolution. The elite of the urban society gathered there. The building hosted receptions in honor of distinguished guests, as well as concerts where Shalyapin and Rachmaninov performed, Mayakovsky recited poetry.
After the revolution, the building was visited by the Peasants' Assembly, the Palace of the Red Army and the house of the Red Army. For a long time in the Soviet period of history, the building was the House of Officers.
The last restoration of the Town Hall building was carried out for the millennium anniversary of Kazan. The modern town hall is a four-storey mansion house. During the restoration, luxurious stucco moldings were re-made that adorn the ceilings and walls of the building. The patterned parquet flooring and marble details of the interior decoration of the building were newly made and laid.
On the first floor of the town hall there is a large hall for various official events and a hall in which gifts made to the city are exhibited. The Column Hall is located on the second floor. During the restoration work, it was possible to completely restore its unique acoustics. On the third floor of the building, there are two meeting rooms and offices. In the superstructure of the domed floor there is a hall where official events take place. The domed superstructure was crowned with a spire.
The building of the town hall houses a branch of the museum of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan.
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