Pozharsky and Minin Square, Nizhny Novgorod

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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. Plan your Pozharsky and Minin Square visit and explore what else you can see and do in Nizhny Novgorod using our Nizhny Novgorod trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Downtown of the city, beautiful at summer time, may tourists, very nice view, must see for sure. We loved that place and city!  more »
  • What to say? It is simply THE main square of the city, huge traffic hub, place where parades take place, and from where you can reach all the important places in NN: Kremlin, Pokrovka, Verchne-Volzhsk...  more »
  • Large square. Boasting views of the Kremlin, the Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street, Chkalov Monument.Can not pass it, because it is on the way to the Kremlin. Not deprived of it to your attention - it is ne...  more »
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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