The station connects Moscow with the regions of the North , the Urals, with Siberia and the Far East, with the capitals of China, Mongolia, Korea.It was built in 1902-1904 by the famous master of Moscow modern style F.O.Schechtel.
The magnificent portal of the building which resembles ancient Russian ?terem?-houses combines features of modern and neo-russian styles. The station reflects the image of the places to where it leads. It is one of the most prominent buildings in neo-russian style in Moscow.
Simple geometrical interiors used to be decorated by pictures of K.A.Korovin which are now in the State Tretyakov Gallery.
The platform was rebuilt by the project of architect L.N.Kekushev. In 1939-1940 the interior was changed by A.N.Dushkin and I.S. Kulikov`s picture ?Apple harvest in the Far East? was included in it. In 1965 the halls for local trains were reconstructed and a new building with a glass wall facing the platform was erected. In 1995 the station and its interior were reconstructed.
Address: 5, Komsomolskaya Sq., Moscow