Observation Point, Samara

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Admire the panoramic view of the mighty Volga as it flows through the Zhiguli Gates from Observation Point. Offering some of the best unobstructed views in the Samara region, the picturesque point is frequently visited by both tourists and locals, who often refer to it as Vertolyotka, or the Helipad. Spend time soaking in the scenery and don't forget to capture the landscape with your camera, paints, or sketching equipment. Close to the observation deck is a restaurant where you can taste some of the local specialties. Because it is a popular spot for wedding processions, the plateau can be somewhat crowded on the warm weekends, while it tends to be less busy on weekdays. Using our online itinerary creator, Samara attractions like Observation Point can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The observation deck (a.k.a. vertoletka) is a wonderful place. From the site you have a magnificent view on the Volga River and Islands on the Zhiguli gate-one of kinds of the canteen.
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  • The observation deck, it is worth to visit at once. Convenient access by car, Parking. Beautiful views, especially in the summer.
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  • Zhiguljovskie gate Each person who swam across the Volga from Togliatti to Samara, unwittingly admiring the picturesque panorama of the Seashore. But here's the steamer passes gateways, navigable canal and again follows the expanses of the Volga River, approaching Zhiguljam. Before the traveler opens velichest venous panorama Zhiguljovskih gate, through which techet Volga. "The main entrance of the main street of Russia" — call it the narrowest and most beautiful place on the Volga, formed by two peaks — Sulfuric mountain and mount Tjav type lookout "heliport" in full you can enjoy Majesty of the surrounding Volga. This place got its name due to the fact that in the past century there was helicopter landing pad was once located near the elite sanatorium. On the helicopter landing pad is situated small private restaurant "chanson", where you can eat without pathos dishes of Russian cuisine. But at the end of the 30-ies.
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