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the Rook (Ladya), Samara

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A symbol of the city built at the confluence of two rivers, the Rook (Ladya) sits on the Volga River embankment. The stone monument shaped as a prow serves as a popular meeting place for friends and couples. The embankment also hosts festivals and weddings. Walk, bike, or skate the lanes on the embankment, and enjoy bars, restaurants, gardens, and beach access along the way. Our Samara trip builder makes visiting the Rook (Ladya) and other Samara attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Summer pretty busy place, beach, ice cream, excellent! Autumn wander under the rain. Cross-country skiing in the winter!
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  • Be sure to visit the Ship. Its image adorns most postcards with views of Samara. It is the meeting place of the dawn for graduates, shoots weddings and just locals and visitors alike.
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  • Soon the city of Samara to initiate repair release the Volga River promenade and gather at the time of repair, which will last until October 2018 year, disassemble and reassemble a concrete monument "Rook", which was built on the draft arhitektorov I.b. Galakhov and A.a. Yanka's in honor of the 400 anniversary of the founding of Samara in 1986 year on the waterfront of kastrychnitski district. The height of the Stela 20 meters, and it is one of the symbols of the city.
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