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The Best Things to Do in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast

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Things to do in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast

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Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street , Nizhny Novgorod
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Walk down Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street, a pedestrian avenue lined with historical buildings, shops, and cafes. This brick walkway begins at Go
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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
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Chkalov Staircase , Nizhny Novgorod
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Climb to the top of Chkalov Staircase for a view of the Volga River. Built during the Soviet era, the construction of the massive staircase w
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Limpopo Zoo , Nizhny Novgorod
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Have a fun day out and see animals from the four corners of the world at Limpopo Zoo. The zoo is the home of numerous mammals, birds, fish, a
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Rising above the streets and the river, Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God serves as a structure of high national importance and a
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Nizhny Novgorod Oblast

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Known worldwide for its long tradition of producing wooden "matryoshka" dolls, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast occupies the heart of European Russia. Its history and economic development inextricably linked to the Volga and the Oka Rivers, the region became a major trading and transportation center with the founding of its eponymous capital in the 13th century. The city of Nizhny, as the locals call it for short, remains one of the country's undiscovered gems despite a rich cultural heritage and laid-back atmosphere. The region's other notable attractions include age-old monasteries, modern ski resorts, sprawling biosphere reserves, and elegant country estates. Make Nizhny Novgorod Oblast central to your Russia travel plans using our Russia trip itinerary builder.

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