In Medieval Russia, Nizhny Novgorod gained fame as one of the main trade hubs. Since then, the city has many attractions left, so a sightseeing tour of it can be eventful if you use the services of an enlightened guide. Many tourists come to Nizhny Novgorod also because it is very conveniently located and becomes one of the points of visit for most cruises on the Volga. It has one more merit – low prices – so the trip will cost less than other recognized tourist centers.
The main attractions of the city:
In Nizhny Novgorod, there is the impressive Kremlin, which is better to inspect during a separate tour – it was erected in the XVI century, and most of the buildings have survived until today. Each of the Kremlin's towers has a very interesting story.
From the once very extensive city fair, there is only one building left, but it will be very interesting to look into it. The Annunciation Monastery, located on the banks of the Oka River, is very picturesque.
Zapochaevskaya Sloboda is not so famous, but it was it the city to have begun with, many historical buildings have been preserved here. Most of the housing dates back to the 19th century, but since then almost everything has remained unchanged, and you can see how the city lived at that time: there were both residential buildings with churches and industrial buildings. A personal guide will help you not to get lost, he or she will also tell interesting facts about the settlement.