Chkalov Staircase, Nizhny Novgorod
(4.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Were in the winter, in very cold weather. But the kind of impressed. Worth attention and visit this attraction!
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  • A very interesting cultural object, wonderful views of the River, but very long) climb) near lots of places where you can eat and drink)
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  • It's just a magical ladder, where our scenic views of the river Volga matushkti, as well as an overview of the city! Who comes to visit us, we always play the magical ladder, where relatives and friends, and especially for the kids so much emotion from the cruelties of beauty!
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