Picture VDNKH always used as illustrations of Moscow life. And before the colorful photos of ENEA, distributed as a confirmation of the achievements in the USSR. Fairgrounds and named the exhibition of achievements of national economy.
Originally the complex was called "all-Union agricultural exhibition (LORD PROVOST). Was opened in the year 1939. After she did not once changed names-VDNKh USSR, OCE and, finally, VDNKH.
It is believed that ENEA is the largest exhibition complex in Europe, and is also included in the 50 largest in the world.
VDNKH knew heyday-with 39 to 41, from 1954 until the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 90-s complex gradually came into decline, Piazza rented under markets, retail outlets, in the territory of different types emerged the company of exhibition activity relationships do not have.
In the year 2014 complex returned his titles and began reconstruction programmes. Repair all buildings had as dilapidation has touched the entire complex. In addition to the repair was built and has been running Moskvarium is the largest Oceanarium in Moscow.
As already mentioned photo VDNKH-business card along with Kremlin Moscow, Temple of Christ the Savior, or Stalin's Skyscrapers. But even convenient ENEA-lots of great samples of Soviet-era architecture in one place. After all, designing dozens of participated the best architects and engineers. The Chief Architect of the exhibition was from. (E). Tchernyshev, who was in the 30 's chief architect of Moscow.
Today individual pavilions can be rented in the CIS countries-Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Belapus′, Kazakhstan. On individual pavilions talks continue.
Repair of buildings and renovations continue today. Refurbished buildings that are monuments of architecture-centric, geology, space, Karelia and other-only about 50 objects.
ENEA is one of the favorite places of rest of the Muscovites and guests of the complex daily accepts tens of thousands of people.