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Saratov

Saratov is a city in the southeast of the European part of Russia, the administrative center of the Saratov Region.

The city stands on the right coast of the Volgograd water basin and is approximately equally spaced between Volgograd and Samara.

Culture

Since the 1860s across Saratov harmonica (concertina) with an original timbre, more powerful sound and presence of hand bells became well-known all over Russia. In due course the Saratov harmonica became widely spread and began to be included in ensembles of Russian folk instruments.

The sights of Saratovs cultural heritage include the Saratov Conservatory, the St. Trinity Cathedral in the Museum Square, the Saratov Radischev State Arts Museum, and Pavel Kuznetsov House Museum.

Other sights

The Memorial complex Victory Park on Sokolova Hill includes the Open-air Museum of Military Machines, Monument Cranes to Saratov soldiers perished in the Great Patriotic War, and Open-air Museum National Village

German street (Kirov Avenue)

Chernyshevsky Monument by sculptor A. P.Kibalnikov

Park Lipki

Church Assuage my sorrows

Road bridge over Volga connecting towns of Saratov and Engels

Quay of Cosmonauts

Landing spot of the worlds first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin 16 kilometers to the south of town of Engels.

Uvek - remains of an ancient town, a large center of the Golden Horde lying to the south of Saratov town.

Saratov Circus

K.K. Reyneke Mansion (19121914, architect F. O.Shekhtel, 22, Sobornaya Street)

Transfer from airport Saratov



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Saratov
  (Saratov Region)

Cities of the region

    Engels
    Balakovo
    Balashov

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