Chkalov Staircase, Nizhny Novgorod

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Climb to the top of Chkalov Staircase for a view of the Volga River. Built during the Soviet era, the construction of the massive staircase was controversial because of the monumental cost, as well as the use of German prisoners of war as labor. Today, the staircase has become one of the city's most popular landmarks. Take the challenge and climb the 1,500 steps from the waterfront up to Minina Square at the top. It's a long walk, but you'll be rewarded with changing views of the river and the kremlin along the way. Wear comfortable shoes for the trek. Using our online itinerary creator, Nizhny Novgorod attractions like Chkalov Staircase can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Have walked from the bottom up and top down, followers, admired views, told about Valery Chkalov and the Kremlin. Interesting and emotionally)
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  • From the highest point of the ladder is visible almost all today part of the city. Climb the stairs and descend a great charge for the cardiovascular system. Produces very beautiful species photo Kremlin River. Beautiful looks Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. For compulsory attendance.
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  • Staircase connects the lower and upper promenade with entrances to the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. The staircase itself is quite beautiful. View from different levels of stairs varies by composition-produces excellent photos
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