Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street, Nizhny Novgorod

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Walk down Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street, a pedestrian avenue lined with historical buildings, shops, and cafes. This brick walkway begins at Gorky Square and ends near the River Volga, at the Kremlin fortress. You can watch street performers or visit souvenir shops as you go. Notice important landmarks, monuments, and buildings with classical facades along the way. The area stays up well into the night, featuring many restaurants and bars. Take a look at our Nizhny Novgorod vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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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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  • Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street is definitely one of the most popular pedestrian streets for unhurried walks and rest in historic part of Nizhny Novgorod. Lots of shops, restaurants and cafes are located ...  more »
  • What a fun place to shop, eat and watch street performers. Follow it from the metro up to the Kremlin.  more »
  • You can find people selling small stuffs, souvenirs or some painting along the street during spring, summer and autumn when the weather is good. Many good restaurants located along the street.  more »