About Nizhny Novgorod
Nizhny Novgorodis one of Russia's most legendary cities, a major cultural and economic center. It is an ancient and beautiful city, rich with historical sites and picturesque views of nature.
Nizhny Novgorod is a remarkable city located at the confluence of two major waterways of the European part of Russia - the Volga and Oka rivers. It is a city with a rich history of nearly 800 years.During that time there was formed a lot of historical monuments, cultural attractions, architectural objects, creating its present view.
There are more than 600 unique historic, architectural and cultural monuments in the city. On the territory of Nizhny Novgorod there are a lot of different museums.Travelers who visit Nizhny Novgorod will be able to enjoy the spectacular nature views and cross the Volga river by the cable car.
Nizhny Novgorod is located 442 km from Moscow and is connected to it by a rapid train “Lastochka” and international airport.
Strigino International Airport is located 18 km south-west from the city center.
The highways of federal and regional significance pass through the city.
There are underground, buses, trams, trolley buses and taxis in the city. You can also use the suburban electric train.