Nizhny Novgorod

September 10, 2019 We catch the 11am high-speed train arriving in Nizhny Novgorod at about 2:45pm. There we enjoy a guided sightseeing tour with Ala, seeing the main sights of one of the top five cities in Russsia.

Aboard the train to Nizhny Novgorod.
When the bar car of the Nizhny Novgorod train turns into a gay bar.
Our national guide, Evgeny, shepherding us at the Moscow train station.
Ala greets us in Nizhny Novgorod, with all our luggage. We don’t travel light!
Our old friend, Lenin, as seen driving through Nizhny Novgorod.
Church of Alexander Nevsky
Soccer stadium for last year’s World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod. It is right next to the Alexander Nevsky Church.
Beautiful icons in Alexander Nevsky church in Nizhny Novgorod.
Art on one side of Alexander Nevsky church in Nizhny Novgorod.
The Kremlin at Nizhny Novgorod.
Monastery seen while driving in Nizhny Novgorod.
Lunch at an old Russian restaurant.
View of the Volga river from the Kremlin of Nizhny Novgorod.
Inside the Kremlin walls, the symbol of the city.
Statue of St. George killing the dragon inside the Kremlin of Nizhny Novgorod.
One of the ornate towers entering the Kremlin of Nizhny Novgorod.
Palace inside the Kremlin of Nizhny Novgorod.
Another view of buildings inside the Kremlin walls of Nizhny Novgorod.
Eternal flame for unknown soldiers who died in World War II overlooking the Volga River in Nizhny Novgorod.
Another view of the eternal flame.
Pedestrian shopping street in Nizhny Novgorod.
Classic theatre for drama and music in Nizhny Novgorod.
Old Russian style building from the 17th century in Nizhny Novgorod.
View of a monastery tower in Nizhny Novgorod.
Sunset over Nizhny Novgorod and the Volga River.

We leave the hotel tomorrow at 3:50am to catch our train across Siberia which will be our home for the next couple of weeks! So exciting!

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