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Digital project is timed with 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod

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Digital project is timed with 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod


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The Kultura.RF portal has opened the webpage dedicated to Nizhny Novgorod history and sights. It’s timed with the 800th anniversary of the city. The page (as of now in Russian) will allow you to take a virtual tour of the city and help to build a route for newbies to Nizhny Novgorod, according to the website of the Ministry of Culture of Russia.

Nizhny Novgorod is one of the most ancient and richest Russian cities by its cultural and historical monuments. In the Middle Ages, the Nizhny Novgorod fortress protected the eastern borders of Russia from the raids of the Tatars. Centuries later, the city has turned into the capital of trade fairs of national importance and an industrial center.

Visitors to the webpage on the Kultura.RF portal can use the city guide, get acquainted with the history of such highlights as the ancient Kremlin, the Chkalovskaya Stairs, the historical center and, in particular, famous Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street.

The portal will help to plan your walk around the city, museums and exhibitions. The anniversary website contains such pages dedicated to the city history, popular city paths, places, and what souvenirs are better to bring choose.

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