Places of Interest in Russia
Russia is the largest country in the world. It has a long and interesting history. The country is famous for its numerous places of interest.
Nizhny Novgorod, colloquially shortened to Nizhny, is, the fifth largest city in Russia and the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast. From 1932 to 1990, it was known as Gorky after the writer Maxim Gorky who was born there. The city is an important economic, transportation and cultural center of Russia and the vast Volga-Vyatka economic region. The dominating feature of the city skyline is the grand Kremlin with its red-brick towers.