Pozharsky and Minin Square, Nizhny Novgorod

Walk around Pozharsky and Minin Square, a venue for major festivals and events in the city, and admire views of the historic fortified complex at the center of the city. Devoted to Prince Dmitry Pozharsky and the Russian merchant Minin, who both became national heroes when they led Russian forces against Polish invaders at the start of the 17th century, the square is a convenient starting place from which to explore the main attractions of the city. Walk along the embankment to enjoy panoramic views, go souvenir shopping, and stop for a meal at one of the nearby restaurants or cafes. Go online to see an updated schedule of festivals and events being held in the square. Put Pozharsky and Minin Square and other Nizhny Novgorod attractions into our Nizhny Novgorod online tour itinerary planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Area gives rise to many transport routes, serves as a point of commencement of the examination of the Kremlin and meeting friends, simply pleases the opened picture.
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  • June 27, 2017
    Very beautiful and large square, the central square of the city. It is always crowded but cosy, clean and comfortable. An ideal place for meetings and walks
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  • June 14, 2017
    PL. Minina, his heart. All City events are held here. Near the entrance to the Kremlin, chkalovskaya stair, Pokrovka, exit on the Volga embankment
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  • Beatiful view of river and kremlin from the square. Kindly a better place to visit in all seasons and it is also an city center. Can visit there an historic musium of nizhny novgorod.
  • I suggest you buy a ticket and explore fortress wall top passage. You may see both Oka and Volga rivers, downtown and fortress yard.
  • Good place to visit if you are guest of the City of Nizhny Novgorod
  • Beautiful square and amazing view of the river.
  • Quite historical place

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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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