Vvedenskoe cemetery – one of the oldest in Moscow. It was founded in 1771 during a plague epidemic and is primarily intended for the disposal of the Lutherans and Catholics. Like the Parisian necropolis Père Lachaise cemetery Vvedenskoe adorns many ancient sculptures and architecture of chapels and contemplating the graves you forget that you are in Russia. Here are buried more than 770 scientists, about 300 artists, composers and conductors, 95 writers, 80 artists, sculptors and architects, nearly 200 distinguished doctors, teachers, builders, respected artists, masters of sports, many of the clergy, 54 Hero of the Soviet Union 27 Heroes of Socialist Labor, 90 revolutionaries and Bolsheviks. There is also a mass grave of German soldiers who died in Russian hospitals during the First World War.
Tombstone with a mosaic plot pictures of Swiss artist Arnold Böcklin “The Island of the Dead.”
Despite the fact that Vvedenskoe cemetery is the subject of Russia’s cultural heritage, it works, there is a schedule of visits. Unlike the famous Lviv Lychakiv cemetery, where burials lead tours on the electric vehicle, the situation in a calm Vvedensky.
Right photo – Stella at the burial site of French soldiers killed in the war of 1812.
The area surrounded by captured guns owned by France. Photos of the early XX century
Tomb of the cook, who was holding in 1860 the restaurant “Hermitage.” It is thought Lucien Olivier salad, which fell in love with the whole of Moscow.
Salad recipe is not disclosed until his death.
Engineer A. Bari – a close friend of Shukhov, Tolstoy, Mendeleyev, Zhukovsky, Chaplygin and Shekhtel.
Talk of the World Exhibition in Philadelphia 1875-76 period, one of the founders of the Volga bulk-oil fleet.
In the absence of vacant space in the 1960s-built wall columbarium. Urns containing the ashes of many niches broken.