The Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod

The region's cultural and political center, The Kremlin occupies a prominent hill in the historical city center of Nizhny Novgorod. Built in the 1500s as part of the country's eastern defenses, the impregnable fortress' 2 km (1.2 mi) long wall originally featured 13 watchtowers, 12 of which survive to this day. Once home to a permanent military garrison, this complex of historical buildings now houses mostly government offices. Inside the 12 m (40 ft) high walls, you can visit a small cathedral dedicated to the Archangel Michael and famous for containing the tomb of Kuzma Minin, a national hero who made his name defending the city against a 17th-century Polish invasion. Put The Kremlin and other Nizhny Novgorod attractions into our Nizhny Novgorod trip maker app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • For the first time showed his mother and son lower, naturally, without visiting the Kremlin? The child was happy to study all military equipment and walk on the wall of the Kremlin.
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  • Must visit, no doubt. All compact, including the Art Museum. Better with a tour to tell where what was before (churches have been demolished).
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