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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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  • In such places, especially feel the history of their country. Here will find objects of interest by people of different categories and Orthodox believers venerate to the local shrine Temple, and lovers of military history for a couple with children climbing camps-explore military equipment near the Kremlin walls, and just stroll down passers-by.
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  • It is an interesting place, not only for its beauty but for its history, mix enhances and makes it essential to visit. A not to be missed in this city.
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  • Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin is located at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka River, is the main attraction of the city. I am not a historian, or a professional guide, but all your friends be sure to invite hiking around the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. Each generation perceives the Kremlin in its own way. Kids love to climb on technology, exhibited along the wall. Students to carefully read all the plaques administrative and historic buildings. Older people pay more attention to the Memorial of the eternal flame. On the territory of the Kremlin is always pure, spring and summer many flower gardens. For walks is necessarily bring a good camera charged, put on comfortable shoes. You may want to pass along the walls of the Kremlin, come down, consider the slopes. For the Kremlin, you can walk for a long time, even in inclement weather. We are not afraid of the snow or rain. We visited this attraction in different seasons, and always found something unusual.
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