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Moscow without a bath - not Moscow

V.A. Gilyarovsky, the famous uncle , in the book Moscow and Muscovites, wrote: Moscow without bath - not Moscow!. In the luxury of the sandunovsky baths baths, notes Gilyarovsky, and , and Pushkinskaya Moscow, the one that was in the passenger compartment Zinaida Volkonskaya in the English club. Leading the story of the baths, the writer quotes the words of the old actor Ivan Alekseevich Grigorovsky: And Pushkin saw... he loved hot steam!

Today the famous baths, where with great pleasure I go not only Muscovites, but also guests of the capital, including from foreign countries, more than 167 years! Even before construction of the luxurious baths nearby, in the Kuznetsk a number of (then called the current Kuznetsky most) of the river Neglinnaya, have long been the bath. Logs are renowned for their excellent ferry. Water for washing delivered with the help of crane right out of the river. A rampaging in 1737, the Moscow fire left from these baths, as well as from many other buildings, only the charred pipes. And here in the ashes of the burned baths famous actors Petrovsky theatre spouses , having received the inheritance, was built in 1806 stone bath. With great artistic taste, comfort. Not less popular now, especially among athletes, Central baths were built much later, in 1891.

But let's go back to the book uncle . He recalls the famous poet of the 60-ies of the last century (19th century) P. In. Schumacher, a great lover of Russian bath, devoted to her these lines:

In the bath broom more than all the boyars,

Put it, in ,

So it was sweet and .

and ...

And I got to high on the shelves,

In the soft, free, in Magenta Paroc

Started a broom I'm sweating,

Silky, roast...


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