An iconic monument very relevant to the history of city, commemorating Minin and Pozharsky before their campaign to free Russia from Poles. It's a smaller version of the monument that can be found before the St. Basil's cathedral in Red Square, Moscow. This one dominates the public place it's in and many people take pictures in front of it. As... 更多
The monument is located at the bottom of the hill. You have the monument at the bottom, the church behind it, and the kremlin looking over it from the top - a very nice combination.
The monument that was originally made for Nizhny Novgorod is the one at the Red Square in Moscow. This one is just a bit smaller and younger. The square where it is placed looks beautiful together with the fortress behind it. I recommend climbing the stairs behind the church (although they are old and not so comfortable, but this gives... 更多
Kozma Minin (the statue made in peasant clothes) is said to be from Nizhny originally, most probably born in Balakhna,... 更多
go see it at night in summer - come from Pokrovskaya, along the Kremlin wall down to the monument. Amazing!... 更多