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Nizhny Novgorod

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Russia's Pocket

Founded eight centuries ago at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers, Nizhny Novgorod boasts over 600 historical, cultural, and architectural monuments. A major trading and transportation center since its founding in the 13th century, the city thrives largely thanks to its booming auto and IT industries, which earned it the epithet "Russia's wallet." Still relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, Nizhny offers you a chance to explore centuries of history and culture in the laid-back atmosphere of a prosperous and confident modern city. Begin your adventure at Nizhny's main attraction, a 16th-century fortress occupying a prominent hill in the historical town center. Nizhny Novgorod is in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast. Plan your vacation with our Russia road trip site and discover the best things to do in Nizhny Novgorod.
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One of Russia's most scenic cities and a must-stop on any cruise down the Volga, Nizhny Novgorod has huge tourist potential and a good selection of places to stay. You'll find many of the city's hotels close to the banks of the Volga and Oka, the two rivers flowing through its center. In addition to the hotels, Nizhny Novgorod boasts numerous hostels and apartments. While most accommodations are concentrated around the center of the city, you can also stay further away and use the city's subway and above-ground transportation network to easily reach all the sights.
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