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Tag Archives: Nizhny Novgorod
Cable cars are usually something associated with tourist resorts and snowfields, but they can be used for public transport – with the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod being one example.
One thing struck me when exploring the old town of the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod – just how many churches there were to see.
One of the places I spent some time in on my journey across Russia was Nizhny Novgorod – the fifth largest city in the country, located a few hours west of Moscow at the confluence of the Volga and Oka Rivers. So what is there to see from an urban rail perspective?
Before I went to Russia I had never even heard of the city of Nizhny Novgorod, but I’m glad I paid a visit. Located a few hours west of the Russian capital at the confluence of the Volga and Oka Rivers, it is the fifth largest city in the country, but still a massive contrast to the big cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
Continuing on my theme of Russian retailers listing their nearest metro station in their advertising, when riding the Nizhny Novgorod Metro I found another interesting advertisement – this time for a payday lender called «Нано-Финанс» (Nano Finance).