In free translation, Lower New Town or just Newtown. Georgy II Vsevolodovich is founding the city in 1221. It was an important border guard. The confluence of the Volga and the river Oka protected it as a natural fortress. Since the year 1341, is the seat of the Principality of Nizhny Novgorod.
Moreover, during its adventurous history, it was first burned by the Golden Horde, and after about one and a half centuries later it was destroyed by Jedigej Khan.
From 1817 onwards, the Makarjevka market held on the river Oka was considered one of Europe’s most important market.
Novgorod is the fifth largest city in Russia with more than 1.2 million people.
On the other hand, the industry is advanced and versatile, producing cars, aircraft, ships, rail cars, locomotives, trams and more. During the Soviet time was a closed city because of its important military buildings.
The city has given many valuable and famous people to mention only the most well-known ones: Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky mathematician, Andrej Dimitrijevich Sakharov physicist, and of course Gorkij, the world-famous writer whose birthplace is a museum today.
Nyizsnyij Novgorod is a very diverse and yet wonderful city. Over the centuries, a variety of scenery has emerged, with varied views: as in every Russian city, there are the Kreml, monasteries, towers, parks and the river crossing the city.
In 2018, the city is home to the football world championships hosted in the football stadium of almost 45,000 people.
In addition, the public transport is excellent, the city is accessible by plane, riverboat or railroad. Novgorod is an important transport hub a most important urban transport is the metro.
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- Strigino International Airport
- City Railway Station
Nizhny Novgorod Main Railway Station, Gorky-Moskovsky, is located in the geographical center of the city, approximately 6 km far from the historical center and 20 km from the International Airport. Many long-distance and regional trains arrive and depart every day. There are connections to all regional trains, metro lines, trams, and buses.
- City main bus terminal
The bus terminal is located about 6.7 km from the town center, which is only a 13 minute drive.
Address: Studencheskaya ulitsa 15А, Nizhny Novgorod
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