Chechen heart

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Central axis of Grozny is Putin Avenue which gradually turns into Akhmad-Hadji Kadyrov Avenue. This symbolic transition marked by a barely noticeable turn, thereby main sights of the city - a high-rise complex "Grozny City" and a huge mosque "Heart of Chechnya" - look like as valid architectural dominants. So Putin Avenue visually goes out between skyscrapers, and the mosque took the place of the crown of Akhmad-Hadji Kadyrov Avenue. I don't know this effect is the result of of urban planning policy or this is random, I can only guess. But the street view with the 62-meter minarets makes a strong impression on the tourists who come to Grozny.