Nizhny Novgorod Strelka
Strelka is the place of the confluence of the great Russian Rivers, the Volga and the Oka, one of the symbols of Nizhny Novgorod. The stadium «Nizhny Novgorod», which design concept is based on the philosophy of water and wind, is located now on this fantastically beautiful spot created by nature. The route begins with Minin and Pozharsky square, where guests get acquainted with the history of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin and the history of the Volunteers’ Army of 1612. Continue your tour by a stroll down Pozhdestvenkaya Street and Nizhne-Volzhskaya embankment. Crossing the bridge over the Oka by a shuttle bus, you may admire the panoramic view to the upper part of the city. Walk around Lenin Square and the territory of the All-Russia marketplace — the Nizhny Novgorod Trade Fair. Then visit the majestic Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, built on the float-like construction, with the museum and the icon workshop. Make the most legendary selfie on the Strelka сape.
Walking down Rozhdestvenskaya Street, you can visit the Church of St. John the Baptist, where Kuzma Minin made his famous appeal to the Volunteers’ army, go to «Stolby» tearoom, where on the initiative of Maxim Gorky was founded a tea club for the disadvantaged people, explore a private egg museum, participate in a master class «Drawing a picture with the Strelka view» in the «Blinovka» picture gallery, visit exhibitions of the “FUTURO” gallery and the Nizhny Novgorod Orthodox Museum, the «Nora krolika» quest club. You can visit the historical multimedia historical park «Russia-My History» on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod trade fair.