0 The City That Used To Be A Fortress

The City That Used To Be A Fortress

Samara is a nice city that has many worth-visiting high-level and underground places. The city is located on the left bank of the Volga river at the site where it is united with the Samara river. 1 166 million people inhabit the city being actually the six biggest inhabited area in Russia. It was founded as a fortress in 1586. Its symbol is the promenade which is the longest in Russia.

The Soyuz rocket decorates the local museum.

Abandoned elevator.

River port.

The Square of Fame.

The largest square in Europe.

Theater of Opera and Ballet.

Square next to the railway station.

The railway station was built in 2001.


The tunnels were abandoned in the Soviet time.

Railway station.

Since 1688 Samara has been fulfilling the functions of a military base and the center of trade with the East. The city is divided into 9 administrative districts. By the way, a main-belt asteroid discovered in 1996 was named for the city of Samara.

Location: Samara

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