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Why Visit Nizhny Novgorod?


WHY VISIT?: One of the largest cities in Russia, and located on the banks of the legendary Volga River, Nizhny Novgorod is a great example of modern-day Russia. HOW TO GET THERE: Nizhny Novgorod has an international airport. But if you’re coming from Moscow, consider riding their new high-speed train called Sapsan. You can buy tickets here, though they still don’t seem to have an English version of their site: http://sapsan.su/rail-tickets.htm WHERE TO STAY: The best of the luxury hotels is probably… Alexandrovsky Garden Hotel Although its exterior doesn’t blow me away (it looks like an industrial style shopping mall) ... Read More »