One Thousand Words: Photos by Geoff Sowrey

Courtyard of the Rossiya Hotel

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Courtyard of the Rossiya Hotel

Courtyard of the Rossiya Hotel

Once upon a time, long before this picture was taken, the Rossiya was a five-star hotel and the largest in the world. By the time I stayed in its walls, it was less than a year away from complete demolition. A park now resides where the hotel once stood.

This image was scanned from film.



Capture Date8 May 2005
Camera ModelMinolta X-370
LensSoligor 28-80mm 1:3.5 Macro


Taken in Moscow, Moscow, Russia

...Far! ...(pant pant pant)... Near...
  • Near
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  • Far!