• of Astrakhan Travel
We continue to get acquainted with the cities of Russia.
It is the oldest economic and cultural center of the Lower Volga and the Caspian region. Included in the list of historical cities of Russia.
On the approaches to the city, he caught the eye of the future flagship cruise fleet of the Moscow River Shipping - Peter the Great.
So this currently. But too early to judge, will complete - we'll see.
Finally Astrakhan! I had never seen the city from the waters of the river.
Peter. In 1722, in a significant event happened. In Astrakhan, the Russian state came the Emperor Peter the Great.
Neat Volga embankment. It is said here before has been started and it is ugly.
But the ships used to be much larger, today only one. Time.
Astrakhan heat, somewhere + 37C
to go to the left - you reach to the Kremlin, to the right - to Peter the Great, Astrakhan.
The tree bloomed. )
Sky frowns under the gaze of the terrible Peter.
In Astrakhan, a lot of greenery around.
In fact, the city makes a very good impression.
Some of the city is best to visit at a certain time of the year. Astrakhan - summer, early autumn, Vladivostok, Yakutsk - winter ...)
Do you think that building? Options: Tax / Court / FSB?
The correct answer - in the middle.
The Kremlin tangled in wires.
Advertising. By the way, it surprised a large number of vacant facilities in the past stores, shopping malls and so on.
The Pearl of the Astrakhan Kremlin - Cathedral of the Assumption. Assumption Cathedral is considered one of the best examples of Russian church architecture of the beginning of the XVIII century, and is the only surviving architectural temple complexes in Russia, where the temple and place of execution connected.
Pinnacle on the houses, interesting fountains.
The leader in the flower garden.
and endless heat. This seems to me the summer Astrakhan.
However, local residents are enjoying the heat.
This is a city.