Sightseeing Tour: «City over the rivers Volga and Oka»
(visit to the Kremlin is included)
This is a bus and walking City Tour, that will introduce you to a rich cultural heritage of Nizhny Novgorod that was founded almost eight centuries ago. During the excursion you can visit all the main tourist attractions.
You will enjoy the special charm of historical streets that preserved their former glory: Malaya Pokrovskaya, Rozhdestvenskaya, Ilyinskaya, Embankments, etc. The legendary Squares – Minin and Pozharky, Maxim Gorky, Sennaya and other ones.
Moreover, this excursion includes visiting the main observation platforms from which it is possible to see a breathtaking city skyline with the rivers. There is an embankment that is located at the highest point of the city so you can enjoy awe-inspiring panoramic views as well.
Tourists also attend the Stroganov (Christmas) Church – it is the architectural monument of the 17th century.
The Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
As part of the programme our tourists have a fascinating walking excursion in the Kremlin, what is the heart of our city and one of the oldest fortifications in Russia. There is also located Sobor Arkhangela Mikhaila – the Cathedral and architectural monument of the 17th century. Actually, the dust of Kozma Minin, who is a glorious person in Nizhny Novgorod, was buried there. You will also see other monuments related to The Second World War, etc.
In addition, you will see the monument of V.P. Chkalov, who is one of the most famous countrymen. From the Chkalov Stairs you can enjoy the view of another part of the city, that is beyond the river.
The price list:
The cost for 2 people – 12,000 rub.
The cost for 4 people – 15,000 rub.
The cost for 8 people – 18,000 rub.
The cost for 15 people – 25,000 rub.
The cost for 30 people – 35,000 rub.
Nizhny Novgorod was founded in 1221 at the confluence of two famous Russian rivers – Volga and Oka, by the Grand Duke George Vsevolodovich. Since the 7th of October in 1932 the city bore the name of the writer Maxim Gorky, however on the 22 of October in 1990 the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR decided to return the historical name – Nizhny Novgorod.
Our city is the capital of the Volga Federal District and of the Volga-Vyatsky economic region and the centre of all surrounding regions.
For over than 25 years Nizhny Novgorod regularly receives guest and tourists from different countries. Its sister-cities are Tampere (Finland), Linz (Austria), Philadelphia (USA), Jian (China), Essen (Germany), Kharkov (Ukraine), Matanzas (Cuba), Suwon (Korea), Novi Sad (Serbia), Minsk (Belarus), Sant Boi de Llobregat (Spain), Barcelona (Spain), Da Nang (Vietnam). Our partner cities are Bologna (Italy), Brno (Czech Republic), Leipzig (Germany).
In Nizhny Novgorod there are many preserved unique historical, architectural and cultural monuments, that have given UNESCO the basis to include Nizhny Novgorod in the list of 100 cities of the world, which represent world historical and cultural value.
The Chkalov Staircase is one of the largest in the world. The Strelka has always been a symbol of Russia, actually it is the place of confluence of two great rivers – Volga and Oka. The Kremlin is the only fortification in our country that was included in the list of 14 Wonders of Russia. Churches in Nizhny Novgorod are considered to have a special value and here are some of them: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Cathedral of the Annunciation, Spassky Sobor, Transfiguration Cathedral, Stroganov Church, etc.
The history of Nizhny Novgorod exists for around eight centuries. The city preserved the beauty and the glory of old houses and also wonderful views, that everyone can enjoy from the riverbanks. They say that each city has its soul, that you can feel walking along the streets. Then if so, Nizhny Novgorod has the soul of an entrepreneur, who has a lot to show his guests.