Nizhniy Novgorod. Gorky Square. The house of communication.

Nizhniy Novgorod

The royal pavilion. Around the Moscow railway station. Nizhniy Novgorod

Nizhniy Novgorod

Nizhniy Novgorod. Kanavinsky bridge over the River Oka.

Nizhniy Novgorod

The Christmas church. Nizhny Novgorod. Photo 19-early 20th centuries.

Photo 19-early 20th centuries.

The interior of the Nizhny Novgorod literary-memorial museum of NA Dobrolyubov.

The interior of the Nizhny Novgorod literary-memorial museum of NA Dobrolyubov.
Nizhny Novgorod literary-memorial museum of NA Dobrolyubov
Address: Str. Lykov Dam 2a ​​tel.: 433 16 44;

Nizhniy Novgorod Kremlin.Part of the inside of the Kremli n.

Part of the inside of the Kremlin.

Nizhniy Novgorod Kremlin and the Volga River.

and the Volga River.

Street Pokrovskaya (Pokrovka).

Nizhny Novgorod

Street Pokrovskaya (Pokrovka). The central pedestrian street of the city of Nizhny Novgorod.


Nizhny Novgorod

Minin Square. Nizhny Novgorod.

Gorky until 1991

Minin Square. Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky until 1991).

The historical part of town. Center. Kreml.

 The historical part of town. Center. Kleml.

Nizhny Novgorod in the summer. The historical part of town. Center. Kreml.

View of the Bor bridge over the river Volga.

Bor bridge

Nizhny Novgorod. View of the Bor bridge over the river Volga.

View of the Cathedral, the Volga River, the city of Bor in the night. Nizhny Novgorod

View of the the Volga River

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.

Year built: 1631

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.

Address: 603082, Nizhni Novgorod Region, Nizhny Novgorod, Kremlin.

Cruiser “Hero”, before Chkalov stairs.

Nizhny Novgorod

Cruiser “Hero”, before Chkalov stairs. Nizhny Novgorod.

A monument to Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky.

Nizhny Novgorod

A monument to Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky. Nizhny Novgorod.

Bird and water


Stone and water


Clear water of the Volga River

Volga River

The Volga River

Volga River

Chkalov monument. Nizhniy Novgorod.

Nizhniy Novgorod.

The Kremlin. Nizhniy Novgorod.

Nizhniy Novgorod.

View of the Kremlin

N Novgorod

Coat of arms of Nizhny Novgorod

Coat Nizhny Novgorod

River view


Nizhniy Novgorod. The Kremlin

Nizhniy Novgorod

Reflection of sky in water

Volga River

The End of Summer on the Volga River.

The End of Summer

Gulls on the river

Gulls on the river Volga.



The Volga River

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…


The Volga is the largest river in Europe.

the largest river in  Europe

The largest river in Europe.

Hotel. Lenin Square

A Volga steamboat

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…


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…


The Molotov Automobile

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…


At Nizhniy-Novgorod

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…


The city Nizhniy Novgorod

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…


A monument to a soldier on Mamayev Hill.

Mamayev Hill.

The International Contacts of Volgograd

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…


The Sights of Volgograd

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…


The city Planetarium.

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,…


Hero city

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…



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…


Volga Shipping Lines

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…


Russian river Volga

the great river Volga

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