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Observation Point, Samara
(4.6/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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 custom trip planner, Samara attractions like Observation Point can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My girlfriend lives in this neighborhood, so once my arrival she insisted me to come to the observation deck. Unfortunately due to the traffic jams I reached the coast already in the dark, but it too had its pluses. Very comfortable place, next time it is necessary to catch the sunset.
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  • Amazing views from the observation deck-on almost all of the bend of the Volga River. All levels of the atmosphere. Clouds, clouds. Amazing sunsets ...
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  • Pretty views of the Volga and interesting impression of the enormous power. However, only reachable by car.
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