A trip to Nizhny Novgorod is a fine decision if you are interested in modern and ancient architecture. The Russian Revival and Stalin Empire styles are predominating in the downtown. The most prominent part of the city skyline is the grand Kremlin. It's an ancient castle o with 13 towers built of red-brick. Within walls of the Kremlin you can find the Archangel Cathedral, which was firstly built in stone in the 13th century. A trip to Nizhny Novgorod absolutely must include visiting this great monument which raises in Russian souls a great pride for their ancestors – great warriors and tsars.
Tours to Nizhny Novgorod often include visiting other notable landmarks of the city like the two great medieval abbeys: the Pechersky Ascension Monastery and the Annunciation monastery, both surrounded by walls and containing churches within. While visiting Nizhny Novgorod you also can examine the only private house left from that epoch which presumably was owned by the merchant Pushnikov.
One interested in modern art can take a trip to Nizhny Novgorod in order to see a monument of industrial architecture which is an open-work hyperboloid tower built near the river of 128 meter height. If you decided to spend your holiday in Nizhny Novgorod don't forget to visit a staircase connecting the Kremlin with the Volga River. It gives one a fantastic panoramic view of the city. The staircase was built during the World War II by imprisoned Germans.
When arranging your holiday in Nizny Novgorod don't forget to visit one of over two hundred municipal, art and cultural institutions of this great city. Among them eight theaters, five concert halls, almost one hundred libraries, eight museums (sixteen of which include branches), and seven parks are represented. For example, your holiday in Nizhny Novgorod can include one of the various museums of the State Univercity named after Lobachevsky, which are zoological, science, ethnographic, history of radio technique and some other museums.Moreover, during your vacation in Nizhny Novgorod you can explore other curious museums: Museum of Wooden Architecture, Museum of Nizhny Novgorod's Intelligent People, Museum of Floristics.
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