Chkalov Staircase, Nizhny Novgorod

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. Arrange to visit Chkalov Staircase and other attractions in Nizhny Novgorod using our Nizhny Novgorod trip planner .
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  • Looks really so solemn. Sferhu offers beautiful views of the waterfront. Beautiful photos are obtained on background Chkalovskoj a ladder.
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  • Obligatory to visit the place, a monument to a great and offer excellent views of the city and the Volga. You can come down to the quay and walk to the cable car.
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  • A beautiful staircase. Top Hotel have a beautiful view of the Volga River. You can make a good photo shoot. You need to be careful in the winter because of ice. climb and descend. definitely worth.
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