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The Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod

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The region's cultural and political center, The Kremlin occupies a prominent hill in the historical city center of Nizhny Novgorod. Built in the 1500s as part of the country's eastern defenses, the impregnable fortress' 2 km (1.2 mi) long wall originally featured 13 watchtowers, 12 of which survive to this day. Once home to a permanent military garrison, this complex of historical buildings now houses mostly government offices. Inside the 12 m (40 ft) high walls, you can visit a small cathedral dedicated to the Archangel Michael and famous for containing the tomb of Kuzma Minin, a national hero who made his name defending the city against a 17th-century Polish invasion. Arrange to visit The Kremlin and other attractions in Nizhny Novgorod using our Nizhny Novgorod vacation trip planner.
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  • Many times walked in the Kremlin places more scenic in the bottom. The merging of two rivers Oka and Volga River can be seen at a glance. View of the Christmas and Pochajna charms
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  • Think this place be sure to visit! Very nice, but expend inscriptions on the walls. And enjoys beautiful views from certain places.
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  • The Kremlin is situated on a high Bank of the Volga River and has a very large territory. However huge disappointment lies in the fact that its territory is not preserved monuments over 18 centuries. Ancient walls, while inside the standard built in the classical style, and a number of modern buildings. However, when the visit to Nizhny Novgorod, this place cannot be missed.
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  • Nice fortress to see and walk in. For first time buy a ticket to walk inside fortresses wall. You can see downtown, two rivers and bridges outside and a fortress yard inside when you walk on the covered top of the wall. There are historic exhibitions in the corner towers.
  • this cremlin cant reach the beauty of Kazan's and of Moscow's ones but it is worrh for a stop. Inside there are two nice art museums a must for someone who likes art.
  • Nice place to visit
  • Nice blend of the historic & functional, fun site to explore for its varied holdings
  • Nice place