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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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  • What a clean city. Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin Moscow not worse, just not as ambitious. It was autumn, snow was lying, but that didn't stop notice well groomed and clean around.
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  • On the territory of Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin hosts a large number of museums, memorial sites, authorities at all levels. There is a possibility of passage in summer tourists on the fortress wall and review with her the beauties of Nizhny Novgorod.
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  • Beautiful and the oldest surviving architectural structures in Nizhny Novgorod. One of the few Kremlej who has never been captured enemies. Entrance to the Kremlin is free. You can walk with pleasure. See the monuments of ancient architecture, an exhibition of military equipment in the open-air (produced in the city during the times of the great patriotic war). For a fee tour accompanied by a guide to the Kremlin. You can still buy a walk along the Kremlin wall. We have walked and donated-stunning views from the top of the Kremlin and the city. In the towers of the Kremlin organized museums. Visit them, in my opinion, is included in the cost of walking through the wall. In the Kremlin, naturally, an adequate selection of souvenir products, catering. There are also administrative buildings, Museum. So all 33 fun, as they say. Recommend. We visited with my wife several times, and always with pleasure.
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