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In Nizhny Novgorod you can visit places like Sakharov Museum, Gorky Museum, Nevsky Cathedral or Nizhny Novgorod
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Nizhny Novgorod (Russian Нижний Новгород) is a city in the European part of the Russian Federation, according to the population census of 2010, has 1.25 million inhabitants. Represents the fifth largest city in the Russian Federation, after Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg, and the third of its European part. It is the economic and cultural center of the Volga-Vyatka region, as well as the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast and Volga Federal District. From 1932 to 1990 the city took the name of Gorky (Горький) in honor of writer Maxim Gorky was born in the city. The city was closed to tourism for much of the Soviet era, until early 1990. It has a very nice old town and well preserved, with many historical monuments, architectural and cultural ones who have made the UNESCO included Nizhny Novgorod in the list of 100 cities worldwide that represent the historical and cultural value in the world. It was founded by Grand Prince Georgi Vsevolodovich in 1221 at the confluence of two great rivers, the Volga and the Oka, surrounded by a moat. He built a wooden Kremlin. In 1350 it became the capital of the principality of Nizhny Novgorod. The palace, stone cathedrals, and monasteries of the prince were built in the Kremlin. The new capital began to develop trade and arts, and began building a new system of fortresses. Nizhni Novgorod became the cultural center of Russia. In the fourteenth century, the great Russian philosopher Pavel Vysoki and talented painter Prokhor (precursor iconographer Andrei Rublev's outstanding) lived here.
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