Tours in Russia. Nizhny Novgorod Attractions
Nizhny Novgorod was founded in 1221 the city location too was not chosen by chance - it Dyatlova mountain area where merge into one river Volga with Obyu. Initially, Nizhny Novgorod was a fortification structure and intended for protection against attacks of Bulgars, Mordovtsev and Tatars.
At the time, Nizhny Novgorod-Suzdal was Nizhnegorodsko capital (about half a century in the 14th century). It was at this time is the Laurentian Chronicle. Already in the 16th century in the city built a stone citadel, which still is one of the most famous sights of the city. After the state joined the city of Astrakhan - the Volga River has become one of the major trade routes and a certain part of the famous Silk Road.
Since 1816 Nizhny Novgorod became a major trading center, all this thanks to the fact that Makarevskaya Fair was transferred here. It had its own representation almost all Russian banks. The rapid development of trade in the city and led to the development of the industry. There appear plants, factories. In addition, thanks to entrepreneurs in Nizhny Novgorod built the church.
Currently fair in Nizhny Novgorod, all also of great interest to tourists. It was at this time are very popular hotels in Nizhny Novgorod. The mass of tourists come to the city to one of the largest exhibitions in Russia.
With the advent of Soviet power Nizhny Novgorod became a closed city, becoming one of the centers of the country in the development of not only the defense industry, but also a kind of "Skolkovo" (in a good way) of his time. The town's name was changed to Gorky. It went MIGs tech, underwater submarine, water transport hovercraft, WIG. In wartime, the city is also establishing production of tanks, "Katyusha".
In addition, the city can be called a cultural center, as lived and worked here many artists and writers, artists, musicians. With a history of Nizhny Novgorod is inherently associated with such names as Minin and Pozharsky, Andrei Karelin, Ivan Kulibin, M. Balakirev, V. Korolenko, Mikhail Bestuzhev-Ryumin and Konstantin Bastuzhev-Ryumin, Rostislav Alexeyev, V. Chkalov, A. Sakharov and many others.
Modern Nizhny Novgorod is the administrative center in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Its attractions make the city one of the most unique places in the world. There are over thirty museums, more than six hundred cultural and historical attractions, lots of theaters, galleries.