Volga-Don Canal imeni Lenina, Volgograd

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  • So, this is the channel that German prisoners of war have built, after decades earlier had thrown the towel or the blades work soldiers of the Ottoman Sultan. An important project, if you look at the map: So it comes from the Caspian Sea to the Black Sea and back. Strategically and economically important, even if the lock record only smaller ships. The entrance gates are impressive and - somewhat further away - Mr Lenin.
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  • Who is interested in not particularly locks and navigation paths, can save the more than half-hour ride from the Centre to the channel. The goal is imposing, but you can't see much (fenced area).
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  • We visted the first gate of the Volga Don Canal in august 2016. The day was very warm, yet the sight of this giant project was amazing. Over 1.000.000 people worked on this over 100km long canal - mos...  more »

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