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Explore Nizhny Novgorod and Kremlin on a Private Stroll

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Stop At: Chkalov Monument 40 Let Oktyabrya 6, Nizhny Novgorod 603002 Russia

Meet your guide in the city center - at the Chkalov monument and start your tour of the city's central highlights and Kremlin.

Immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery and pay homage to the first man to fly directly from Europe to North America via the North Pole at Chkalov Monument. By flying his plane from Moscow to Vancouver, Washington, in 1937, Valery Chalkov pioneered the polar route, earning him the status of a hero in the Soviet Union. Chalkov was born in a town close to Nizhny Novgorod and after his premature death the city chose to honor him with an impressive monument on its kremlin. From the plateau on which the monument is located you can gaze over the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers. Leading up to the site is an elegantly designed row of more than 500 steps, also dedicated to Chalkov.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chkalov Staircase, Nizhny Novgorod Russia

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 was controversial because of the monumental cost, as well as the use of German prisoners of war as labor. Today, the staircase has become one of the city's most popular landmarks.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pozharsky and Minin Square, Nizhny Novgorod Russia

Minin and Pozharsky Square is the city's central square, named in honour of Kozma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky who led the people’s militia that liberated Moscow from the Polish-Lithuanian invasion during the Time of Troubles at the beginning of the seventeenth century.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Kremlin, Minina and Pozharskogo square, Nizhny Novgorod 603005 Russia

Kremlin is located right in the city's heart, easily accessible from any place you stay in Nizhny. It`s a highly impressive medieval fortress combining both traditional Russian and Italian construction technologies, inside there is a public garden with several administrative and heritage building and a fascinating hilltop view of the two rivers the Oka and the Volga. There is a lot of history to tell, and it`s probably the best place to make photos on all sides and see a good part of downtown Nizhny.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Michael the Archangel Cathedral, Archangel Cathedral Kreml ter 2A, Nizhny Novgorod 603082 Russia

Cathedral of the Archangel Michael is the oldest cathedral in Nizhny Novgorod, it dates back to the founding of the city.

in 1221 built a wooden cathedral, and six years later was laid belakamennaga construction of the cathedral. Cathedral was rebuilt several times. The building of the cathedral that stands today, was laid down in 1628. Work on the cathedral was carried out under the direction of architect Lawrence Semenov and his stepson.

The cathedral was restored several times, after the restoration work in 1962 in the cathedral suffered dust Kuzma Minin. In 2009, Patriarch Kirill presented the Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Arsenal. Centre of Contemporary Arts, Building 6 Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod 603082 Russia

Inside you may optionally visit the Russian art museum and Arsenal modern art center that holds all sorts of temporary exhibitions, the museums, the towers and wall tickets are each 300-400 RUR per pax, otherwise it`s a great outdoor experience on a good day.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Memorial Complex Eternal Flame, Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod Russia

The memorial complex "Eternal Flame" was opened in 1965 for the 20th anniversary of the end of World War II in honor of the fallen defenders of the city. The complex is located on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin.

This package provides a platform with eternal flame in the middle, which is surrounded by two stelae. One of them located plated wreaths that symbolize soldiers missing, the second shows the two soldiers and the start date and the end of the war. On the reverse side inflicted death toll residents. Also at the memorial set T-34 tank.

Duration: 15 minutes
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