Chkalov Monument, Nizhny Novgorod

(4.9/5 based on 300 reviews on the web)
Immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery and pay homage to the first man to fly directly from Europe to North America via the North Pole at Chkalov Monument. By flying his plane from Moscow to Vancouver, Washington, in 1937, Valery Chalkov pioneered the polar route, earning him the status of a hero in the Soviet Union. Chalkov was born in a town close to Nizhny Novgorod and after his premature death the city chose to honor him with an impressive monument on its kremlin. From the plateau on which the monument is located you can gaze over the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers. Leading up to the site is an elegantly designed row of more than 500 steps, also dedicated to Chalkov. Put Chkalov Monument at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nizhny Novgorod trip itinerary maker.
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  • Aviator Chkalov V.p.-a native of the village of Vasiljovo (now chkalovsk with beautifully restored Palace culture. in which there is not only a wonderful museum dedicated to the southern suburbs, but Rostislav Alexeev-inventor and designer of the famous hydrofoils and hovercraft). And Valery Chkalov monument installed over the Volga, on the observation deck, where later built another Nizhegorodskij Chkalovskuju character ladder! Come on a visit to Nizhny Novgorod and yourself have a look at our symbols and beauty!
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  • A good sturdy monument-symbol. Idiot says that it is Soviet crap-smart remembers the heroes-pilots. And Heroes out of time and environment. . Chkalov was hero
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  • Human history better than any words to tell about it. Read about Community and you will understand that it is not only the ACC in the air but also quite huliganistaja personality. And the monument to naughty))))
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  • Very nice place to view. You can see Volga and Oka rivers
  • The best view in NN. Prepare your cameras, guys!!!
  • Отличный вид сверху!
  • You should know the "special place"
  • Памятник с огромной историей