Street Pokrovskaya (Pokrovka). The central pedestrian street of the city of Nizhny Novgorod.
Minin Square. Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky until 1991).
Nizhny Novgorod in the summer. The historical part of town. Center. Kreml.
Nizhny Novgorod. View of the Bor bridge over the river Volga.
Nizhny Novgorod. View of the Cathedral, the Volga River, the city of Bor in the night. Nizhny Novgorod
Nizhny Novgorod. Cathedral of the Archangel Michael
Michael the Archangel Cathedral of the Kremlin.
Year built: 1631.
Architect: A. and A. Vozouliny, A.Konstantinov
Address: 603082, Nizhni Novgorod Region, Nizhny Novgorod, Kremlin.
Cruiser “Hero”, before Chkalov stairs. Nizhny Novgorod.
A monument to Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky. Nizhny Novgorod.
The Volga River is the longest river in Europe, about 2,300 miles (3,700 km). It originates at an elevation of only 740 feet (225 m) in the Valday Hills northwest of Moscow, connects with the Rybinsk Reservoir. The river heads east past Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan. From there it turns south past Samara and…Details
The largest river in Europe.
Like all the towns in the Russia the aspect of Nizhniy-Novgorod has fundamentally changed. One must see the city to appreciate what has taken place here. The best time for a visit is the summer when the two great rivers — the Oka and the Volga form a shimmering expanse of interlocked waters by the…Details
Nizhniy-Novgorod ‘s sportsmen enjoy a widespread popularity, especially the women skaters who have won several national records. The aquatic stations, playing fields, swimming pools and skating rinks are always filled with a merry crowd of sportsmen. Here the sport shorts are quickly changed for the workman’s smock and within an hour or so the worker…Details
The Molotov Automobile Works in Nizhniy-Novgorod is the biggest in Europe. Five hundred motor cars and lorries come off its conveyor every day. This, however, is merely the beginning. The works is continuously growing. The elegant M-1 saloon car turned out by the works can be seen on the streets of every town in the…Details
In the Art Museum the visitor will find rare collections of artistic furniture, porcelain and china and a collection of old Russian and foreign paintings dating from the eleventh century. Here one will be able to view pictures by such famous painters as Brullov, Venetsianov, Tropinin, Perov, Bepin, Kraraski and Serov. The museum contains over…Details
The city’s territory has increased sevenfold and its populat’on has been doubled, having long over-stepped the half million mark. Passengers pour into the town from the railway stations and landing stages and are swallowed up by the new hotels, where comfortable accommodation is afforded them. Of these hotels the new Intourist hotel is worth special…Details
Nizhniy-Novgorod was the centre whence thе popular levies under Minin and Pozharski rose up in defence of Moscow against invaders from the west. The Volga opened up to Nizhniy-Novgorod the rich markets of the East. This contributed to the rapid growth and prosperity of the city, which was in no little measure enhanced by the…Details
Nizhniy Novgorod Spread out on the steep hills, at the confluence of the Oka and the Volga, lies Nizhniy Novgorod, one of the most picturesque cities in the Russia and at the same time an important industrial centre. Standing on the deck of a Volga steamboat the visitor can glimpse Nizhniy Novgorod from far off.…Details
The International Contacts of Volgograd The city’s extensive contacts with the outside world have become an organic feature of its public life. Every year Volgograd is visited by many foreign delegations and thousands of tourists. In the Volgograd streets one can find guests from Paris and Prague, Delhi and Helsinki, London and Accra. Volgograd’s international…Details
Nearby there is another sight of the city — a shell-rent building with gaping black holes instead of windows and with half-destroyed walls. Before the Great Patriotic War this building housed a mill and during the defence of the city it served as a command post of a Soviet Army unit. This building has been…Details
The Square of Fallen Heroes is crossed by a big thoroughfare — the Street of Peace. This is one of the most beautiful streets in the city. It was restored in the first place and consists of residential buildings. In the beginning of the street there stands the city Planetarium, a beautiful building with a…Details
The Sights of Volgograd On the Square of Fallen Heroes, right in the centre of Volgograd, there are Gorky Drama Theatre, Hotel Volgograd, Intourist office, Central Post Office, a Department Store, and a Medical Institute. Many historical events arc associated with this square. The Soviet power in Tsaritsyn was proclaimed in the building of the…Details
Volgograd is not only an industrial city but also a big cultural centre of the Volga area. There are six institutes in the city — the Polytechnical Institute, the Institute of Municipal Engineering, the Medical, Pedagogical, Agricultural and Physical Culture Institute;;. Among the 16,000 students of the city colleges there arc representatives of the GDR,…Details
Volgograd — One of the Biggest Cities of the Russia After the rout of the Hitlerite hordes at the walls of the Volga bastion, the city lay in ruins. Stalingrad was called “a city without addresses” then — 85 per cent of all the dwelling houses were destroyed. But thanks to the selfless labour of…Details
In 1941 the Russia was attacked by fascist Germany. The fascist hordes invaded deeply on the Russian territory and rushed for the Volga in summer, 1942. And the heroic city on the Volga played an outstanding role in the history of the country for the second lime. The great battle of Stalingrad rumbled for 200…Details
History A fortress was built on a sleep bank of the Volga in the 16th century. It was named Tsaritayn. In the course of three centuries the fortress on the Volga beat back the attacks of nomads. Its advantageous territorial position on a water artery, the closeness of (he sources of raw materials and consumption…Details
The name of this city sounds throughout the world as a symbol of staunchness, epic courage, heroism and velour of the soldiers who saved their country from enslavement. Ages will pass, but the glorious deeds of the heroes who fought against Hitler’s hordes on tile hanks of the great Russian river will live in the…Details
RATES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF PASSENGERS AND LUGGAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER LINES OF THE MINISTRY OF SEA TRANSPORT
Russian passenger ships call at many ports of the world. Their schedules are made up so as to give passengers ample time to have a good look at each port of call. You will find comfort, courtesy and excellent service on all Russian liners. Free medical service is available to every passenger aboard ship. You…Details
Volga Shipping Lines Volga shipping lines were founded in 1843. Today it is >he largest transportation enterprise in the country. It guarantees economic activities and meets transportation requirements of five republics in the Volga river basin and of 11 major industrial regions with a population exceeding 60 million people. Our freighters carry cargoes to and…Details
Towns on the great river Volga: Yaroslavl where the first woman cosmonaut Valentino Tereshkova used to lived and work, Nizhny Novgorod , the home-town of Maxim Gorky, Kazan, the capital of the Tatarsnan; Ulyanovsk, the home-town of Vladimir llyich Lenin; the hero city Volgograd where the Nazi invaders were routed in 1943, Astrakhan