Tsaritsyno is a Moscow Metro
Moscow Metro
The Moscow Metro is a rapid transit system serving Moscow and the neighbouring town of Krasnogorsk. Opened in 1935 with one line and 13 stations, it was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union. As of 2011, the Moscow Metro has 182 stations and its route length is . The system is...

 station in Tsaritsyno District
Tsaritsyno District
Tsaritsyno is a district within the Southern Administrative Okrug of Moscow. Area: 426,2 ha. Its current name is traced back to 1775. Previously Tsaritsyno was known under several other names: the Chernogryaznaya Waste , Chernaya Gryaz , Bogorodskoye settlement and Lenino...

, Southern Administrative Okrug
Southern Administrative Okrug
Southern Administrative Okrug, or Yuzhny Administrative Okrug , is one of the ten administrative okrugs of Moscow. It was founded in 1991 and has an area of...

, Moscow
Moscow is the capital, the most populous city, and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational, and transportation centre of Russia and the continent...

. It is on the Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Zamoskvoretskaya Line
Zamoskvoretskaya Line , formerly Gorkovsko-Zamoskvoretskaya , is a line of the Moscow Metro. Opened in 1938, chronologically it became the third line. There are twenty stations on the Zamoskvoretskaya line, and it spans , roughly crossing Moscow in a north-south direction. A normal trip along the...

, between Kantemirovskaya and Orekhovo stations.

Tsaritsyno opened on 30 December 1983 as part of an extension but was closed the very next day because of flooding. It reopened on 9 February 1985. The station was known as Lenino until 1990.


The station was designed by architects V. Cheremin and A. Vigdorov. It has white marble
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite.Geologists use the term "marble" to refer to metamorphosed limestone; however stonemasons use the term more broadly to encompass unmetamorphosed limestone.Marble is commonly used for...

pillars, walls inlaid with patterns of red, brown, grey and yellow marble and mosaics depicting the achievements of the Soviet science. A mosaic by A. Kuznetsov above the entrance stairs depicts the Moscow skyline.


The entrance is located at the intersection of Proletarsky Avenue and Kaspiyskaya Street.
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