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Astrakhan - guide chapters 1 2 3

Top sigths of Russia

We should start from describing the most famous places of interest of the capital. Kremlin is the main symbol of the city and an internationally famous attraction. This is a very important historic and architectural landmark, and every building on its territory is a new page in the history of the country. The Red Square is located in front of the eastern wall of the complex. During several centuries the square was a witness to many important historic events. The Red Square was constructed on the site of numerous wooden houses, which made the threat of fire very real and, therefore, their presence was inacceptable near the royal residence. Nowadays, there are many exhibition halls, museums, parks and churches near the Red Square and the Kremlin complex. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Astrakhan

Cultural excursion through Astrakhan - things to see

Picture gallery named after Paul Dogadin is not without reason considered the best in the Volga region. It has two branches - the "House Museum of Boris Kustodiev" keeps original samples of painting and the "House Museum of the famous poet Velimir Khlebnikov" represents an interesting collection dedicated to his work. The heart of Astrakhan is the ancient "Belyiy gorod", from which it was built many centuries … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In order to appreciate all the advantages of Astrakhan cuisine, you should definitely try a sazan, where the head of sazanya is served separately. A very rare dish, which is considered a real local delicacy, is smoked sterlet, liked by lovers of exotic and noodles from sturgeon. Pike and sazan caviar can be attributed to the category of delicacies, and, this delicacy is quite affordable. Of the simpler dishes, … Open

Travel guide to Astrakhan

The fascinating monument of the beginning of the 20th century is St. Vladimir Church built in the pseudo-Byzantium style. The religious construction has a complicated history. During the Revolution of 1917, it was partially destroyed but managed to survive though. After the war, the temple served as a warehouse and then was reconstructed into a bus station. At that time, the church lost almost all the unique … Open

Astrakhan sightseeing

It was this city that became the center of cultural and trade ties of the European part of Russia with the North Caucasus and the East. Now Astrakhan is a multiethnic and multi religious city, inhabited by representatives of more than one hundred different nationalities and cultures. 14 different denominations are represented in Astrakhan, which makes the city even more interesting and unique. Initially, … Open

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