A drap Soviet style apartment block row and many ugly garages alongside the railway line.
This is the city of Perm, on the edge of European Russia.
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Uhu (8475) 2006-11-26 11:56
First one of that apartment buildings, white & yellow, surely built after the fall of USSR, maybe only a couple of years ago, according to its design. And terribly high prices for the flats even in most ugly and decayed houses now, especially in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. Actually, higher than in the most countries in Western Europe.
TFS, even if subject is not architecturally great.
mirko_ninkovic (488) 2006-11-27 14:40
Your photo reminds me to my country, where you can find also buildings in social - realistic style. It's dark, moody picture, representing the exact atmosphere of communist suburbs.
Andrzej_HHH (2480) 2006-12-13 16:20
Hello! Typical urban landscape of the new parts of former soviet block cities. Good composition of this picture. Did you take this picture from a train window ?? I also saw a Perm from this perspective when I was coming back from Lake Baikal. Best regards! Andrzej
serp2000 (40654) 2007-09-17 10:46
You are right! An awful show. I live in 40 km from Perm and I happen here daily. There are also more nice places, it is a pity, that from their train it is not visible. And generally I often went on the Trans-Siberian Railway and I can tell, that Russia is not so interesting, if it to look out of the window trains.
Greetings from Perm Region,