The Rukavishnikovs' Estate Museum, Nizhny Novgorod

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Explore the ballroom, chandeliers, priceless antiques, and preserved mosaic floor of The Rukavishnikovs' Estate Museum. Formerly the home of one of the wealthiest merchant families of the region, the Rukavishnikovs, the palace was restored and turned into a museum that has preserved much of its rich and intricate original decor. Note that you must purchase a picture ticket in order to take photographs of the interior of the museum. Call ahead or check the website for tour times prior to your visit. Make The Rukavishnikovs' Estate Museum a centerpiece of your Nizhny Novgorod vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nizhny Novgorod trip itinerary builder.
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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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  • Almost every description is in Russian but in most rooms photo taking is prohibited. A old lady even stalks me to see if I would take a sneaky picture, although photo is allowed in that room...... If ...  more »
  • Much history captured by the Russian historians of the family tree of the Rukavishnikovs and the city of Nizhni Novgorod as well. Beautiful views of river Volga open up from the top rooms. For those w...  more »
  • ..in all their rich. The palace belonged to the rich merchantman' family, but looks rather as a nobleman' place. Marvelous exhibition inside.  more »