Nizhny Novgorod

What is Nizhny Novgorod known for?


gold red

and famous are Khokhloma gold-red-black painted wooden items such as tableware and furniture; Khokhloma is actually a village in Nizhny Novgorod oblast, a traditional center for the craft. Also there are other traditional Russia souvenirs such as Gorodets-style painted wooden items, and lots of different Matryoshkas. You can find lots of souvenirs on street stalls along the pedestrian part of Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street (especially in its upper and further from Kremlin part), and in some stalls


impressive views

Is worth a wander around and contains a church, war monument with eternal flame, a reasonable art museum and impressive views along the Volga River. Also you can take a walk atop (inside) the Kremlin's wall in summer (roughly from May to October), the entrance is by the stairs set a bit off the wall inside the Kremlin near the main entrance via '''Dmitrievskaya tower''', the latter being one of Nizhny Novgorod's symbols. *


important art

, five concert halls, ninety-seven libraries (with branches), seventeen movie theaters (including five movie theaters for children), twenty-five institutions of children optional education, eight museums (sixteen including branches), and seven parks. Nizhny Novgorod art gallery The art gallery in Nizhny Novgorod is a large and important art gallery and museums of human history and culture. Nizhny Novgorod has a great and extraordinary art gallery with more than 12,000 exhibits


special history

Prince Pozharsky . After the battle for Moscow on October 22, 1612 Old Style (November 1 New Style), the invaders retreated to the Kremlin, and on October 24–27 O.S. Nikolay Kostomarov, ''Russian History in Biographies of its main figures'',special history kostom kostom30.htm Chap. 30. (November 3–6 N.S.) the nearby Polish army was forced to retreat. The garrison in the Kremlin


century famous

tollfree fax hours Mon-Fri 9AM - 4PM price content Go next * Gorodets - a town founded in the XIIth century, famous for its Museum of samovars. * Makaryev Monastery, a fortress-like monastery some 100 km down the Volga from the Nizhny. The last resting place of its legendary founder, Venerable Macarius, of the Miracle of the Moose (w:Miracle of the Moose) fame.


artistic work

. Roerich was issued in Novosibirsk Advertising news agency “Siberia”, 2009-01-12. !-- Today, the Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York City is a major center for Roerich's artistic work. His paintings can be seen in several museums including the Roerich Department of the State Museum of Oriental Arts in Moscow; the Roerich Museum at the International Centre of the Roerichs in Moscow; the Russian State Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia; a collection in the Tretyakov Gallery


scientific career

to be the longest in Europe Early life Lyapunov was born in Yaroslavl, Russian Empire. His father Mikhail Vasilyevich Lyapunov (Mikhail Lyapunov) (1820–1868) was an astronomer and a head of the Demidovski lyceum. His brother, Sergei Lyapunov, was a gifted composer and pianist. In 1863, M. V. Lyapunov retired from his scientific career and relocated his family to his wife's estate at Bolobonov, in the Simbirsk province (now Ulyanovsk Oblast). After the death of his


prominent architecture

, all being major cultural centers with rich history and prominent architecture. Veliky Novgorod, Pskov, Dmitrov and the cities of Golden Ring (Vladimir (Vladimir (city)), Yaroslavl, Kostroma and others) have at best preserved the architecture and the spirit of ancient and medieval Rus' (Rus' people), and also are among the main tourist destinations. Many old fortifications (List of castles in Russia) (typically Kremlins), List of Russian Orthodox monasteries

Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire DATE OF DEATH 31 July 1943 Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, shows a unique mix of Christian Russian (Russians) and Muslim Tatar (Tatars) cultures. The city has rigistered a brand ''The Third Capital of Russia'', though a number of other major Russian cities compete for this status, like Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod, all being major cultural centers with rich history and prominent architecture. Veliky


service population

times a day, and are thus popular mostly with retirees and other persons eligible for free or discount fares. '''Bor''' (


legendary founder

tollfree fax hours Mon-Fri 9AM - 4PM price content Go next * Gorodets - a town founded in the XIIth century, famous for its Museum of samovars. * Makaryev Monastery, a fortress-like monastery some 100 km down the Volga from the Nizhny. The last resting place of its legendary founder, Venerable Macarius, of the Miracle of the Moose (w:Miracle of the Moose) fame.

Nizhny Novgorod

'''Nizhny Novgorod''' ( ), after the writer Maxim Gorky who was born there. The city is an important economic, transportation and cultural center of Russia and the vast Volga-Vyatka economic region. It is located about 400 km east of Moscow.

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