Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street, Nizhny Novgorod

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Walk down Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street, a pedestrian avenue lined with historical buildings, shops, and cafes. This brick walkway begins at Gorky Square and ends near the River Volga, at the Kremlin fortress. You can watch street performers or visit souvenir shops as you go. Notice important landmarks, monuments, and buildings with classical facades along the way. The area stays up well into the night, featuring many restaurants and bars. Arrange to visit Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street and other attractions in Nizhny Novgorod using our Nizhny Novgorod day trip planner.
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  • I used to be a frequent visitor to this main and at that time only pedestrian street in Nizhni. Back in 1990s Pokrovka (as it is affectionately called by the locals) was a sure place to meet hip...  more »
  • A pedestrian street in the heart of the city. Lined with restaurants, cafes, and shops. From the number of people out walking, it's the place to see and be seen.  more »

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