Sergiev Posad is called as «Russian Vatican» and considered to be the main center of Holy Russia. The Orthodox Russian history revives here under the tolling of bells. The distant past inseparably linked with the history of Trinity-Sergius monastery, founded by Sergey Radonezhsky in the 14th century. Now it is the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius…Details
The perfect opportunity to explore an ancient Russia is to start the journey along the Golden Ring, the most popular travel destination. During the years of its existence millions of people have made this symbolic circle, where the ancient cities of the Central Russia are united. All of them considered to be a treasure-house…Details
Time zone — GMT + 3, Moscow time zone. Climate: moderate continental, average temperature in winter – 10°C, average temperature in summer + 25°C. Nizhny Novgorod is the capital of the Volga federal district and a regional center. Nizhny Novgorod is at 400 km away from Moscow and at 1,200 km away from St. Petersburg.…Details
We can offer a great number of various tourist routes, many of them of them a allow combinations to be made. Two – and three – day routes that cover the northern and the southern parts of the region are most popular with tourists. Bogorodsk – Pavlovo – Kazakovo This route starts…Details
There are great number of festivals and other interesting events organized in the region. New Year and Christmas — January, Nizhny Novgorod, Diveevo Sledding — January, Pavlovo Russian Valenki (Felt Boot) Festival — February, Pavlovo Goosefights and Cockfights — March, Pavlovo Shrovetide — March, Nizhny Novgorod, Balakhna, Arzamas, Gorodets, Semenov, Diveevo Easter — April,…Details
More than two hundred kinds of arts and crafts appeared and developed in Nizhny Novgorod region. Khokhloma is now one of the most famous in Russia. The ancient unique method has practically not changed: the articles made from linden or aspen are primed, rubbed with aluminum powder, coated with heat-resistant paint, varnished and tempered in…Details
The main resort zones in the region are the Gorky Sea, Zeleny Gorod (Green City), and recreation areas on the banks of the Volga, the Oka, the Vetluga, the Serezha, the Tesha, and the Kerzhenets. The Gorky Sea and pine trees around it build favourable microclimare that is a good healet. A lot of resort…Details
In the Nizhny Novgorod region there are southern taiga forests where bears, elks, wolves, foxes, hares, badgers, hazel hens, black grouses, wood grouses and ducks can still be found. The picturesque Volga and Oka, forest and steppe rivers and lakes are full of fish. Krasnye Baki, Sokolskoe, Vqskresenskoye, Varnavino and Vetluga districts are most favourable…Details
If you are in love with Nature and like primary attractions, adventures, sudden discoveries, mysteries and secrets, there are fascinating water, horse and walking tours as well as speleological routes in the Nizhny Novgorod region for you. If you want to see how the southern taiga changes into leafy groves and birchwoods with picturesque meadows…Details
Jorneys down Russian rivers Journeys down Russian rivers are a source of unforgettable impressions and immense pleasure. If you take a river cruise you will see many beautiful places, you will learn many interesting facts and will have a chance to enjoy nature. You will enjoy the unforgettable Volga sunsets and dawns and will remember…Details
The cradle of Russian trade. Lyskovo is situated in a picturesque place on the right-hand bank of the Volga 90 kilometers away from Nizhny Novgorod. It was first mentioned in the 14th century as a fortress on the Sundovik river built to protect the Russians against the Tatar raids. In the 17th century Lyskovo became…Details
Bor Nizhny Novgorod Satelitte Вor on the picturesque left-hand bank of the Volga is only 19 kilometers far from Nizhny Novgorod. Bor was first mentioned in chronicles in the 13th century under the name of Vezlomskaya Sloboda, which was founded in the mouth of the Vezloma river. Later Kopytovskaya Sloboda and Nikolskaya Sloboda joined it.…Details
The home town of Valery Chkalov, a grate Russian test-pilot. The roots of Chkalovsk go back to an old 15th century settlement — Vasileva Sloboda — this name was given to it to honour its founder Prince Vasily Yuriyevich, the son of Yuri Dolgorukiy. Today there are only two streets with a few nice wooden…Details
The home town of Kuzma Minin The town of Balakhna, one of the oldest in Russia, was founded back in 1474 and has the status of a Historical Town of the Russian Federation. Balakhna is the home town of Russian patriot Kuzma Minin. At the beginning of the 17th century Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky…Details
The Invisible Town of Kitezh The Invisible Town of Kitezh Kitezhskaya Rus is a fantastic picturesque land with many legends about it. Pavel Melnikov-Pechersky wrote about Nizhegorodian Zavolzhye: «Russia has been standing on purity there since ancient times — it is preserved until now as it was in the times of our ancestors*. One of…Details
The Capital of Golden Khokhloma The Capital of Golden Khokhloma Semenov is an ancient centre for decorative woodworking. The area is rich with woods, and was largely settled in the 17th century. It gathered many skilled craftsmen from among the Old Believer community and as well as fugitive artisans who were experts in woodcarving and…Details
The town of craftsmen Gorodets The oldest city of the Nizhny Novgorod region, the pearl of the region — Gorodets is situated 70 kilometers away from Nizhny Novgorod, on the left-hand bank of the Volga. The town was founded in 1152 by Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy as a fortress aimed to defend the most remote lands…Details
The Russian capital of metalworkers The ancient city of metalworkers, the Russian capital of metalworkers — Pavlovo — is located on the high right-hand bank of the Oka river. It was founded back in the 13th century. Various crafts started to develop rapidly in Pavlovo, which was situated along the waterway from Moscow to the…Details
The Versailles of Nizhniy Novgorod The beautiful and cozy town of Bogorodsk emerged from a small 16th-century settlement, which was situated on the road from Nizhny Novgorod to Murom. The settlement got its name after a chapel of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin that was built there. In 1615 Bogorodsk was granted to one…Details
Bolshoe Boldino is an intimate nook that has much to do with life and wotk of great Russian poet Alexandet Pushkin. An old manor, a park with a seties of small lakes and waterfalls, an alley of silver birches and weeping willows, the sweet smell of an apple orchard, fairytale summer houses and bridges, a…Details
Diveevo is renowned for Serafimo-Diveyevsky Convent of Saint Trinity, one of the shrines of the Russian Otthodox Church, the so-called fourth house of Vitgin Mary. In the convent mete are relics of a great Russian Orthodox Saint — Saint Seraphim of Sarov. Seraphim of Sarov is one of the few saints whose life was devoted…Details
Arzamas is a Moscow nook (The resurrection Cathedral in Arzamas has a dominant position on the Cathedral square. It was built in honor of the victory of Russian people in the Patriotic war of 1812. The building went 5.5 million bricks, 1,000 cubic meters of crushed stone for foundations and 164 ton of iron. The…Details
Glorius and Renowned Nizhny Novgorod has been referred to as renowned and glorious since bygone days. No doubt that it was not only for mere benefit but also because of inspiration that Prince of Vladimir and Suzdal Principality Yuri Vsevolodovich, a grandson of Yuri Dolgorukiy and the founder of Moscow, founded the city of Nizhny…Details
Tourism, leisure and recreation
Dear friends! I am happy to welcome to the land of Nizhny Novgorod. This beautiful region is the mothedand of the famous Nizhegorodian militia, of the golden Khokhloma. Nizhny Novgorod is a cultural, spiritual and business centre of the Volga region. It is a region with unique cultural heritage, with most beautiful nature, and in…Details
Metal staircase of the 19th century. Nizhny Novgorod. City clinical hospital № 38 Ilyinskaya street, 78,
Christmas panorama decorated square. View on the Business-center «Skullcap» (left photo), (Business center «Skullcap». 2\18. Tatarstan, Naberezhnye Chelny, Str. Khasan Tufan, 12).
New year tree. Inside the tree – Smeshariki. Children like very much. The correct approach to the organization of the event, aimed mainly at children. Naberezhnye Chelny. the 2014.
Night panorama of the square Azatlyk front of the city hall during the new year holidays. New year tree.
Night panorama of the square Azatlyk front of the city hall during the new year holidays. New year tree. Naberezhnye Chelny. 2014
The stairs leading up to the entrance in the organ hall. The ladder is equipped with an Elevator – lift for disabled. The interior of the first floor of the organ hall is decorated in light colours. The stone is always relevant and appropriate for areas of cultural destination.
Big round chandelier transfigures the interior, adjusts to touch something big, bright and beautiful. The foyer of the organ hall. Naberezhnye Chelny.