Samara It is located among the 10 most important Russian cities. This Russian city stands out for its centers of mechanical engineering, food processing, as well as its development in the space and aviation industry, produces vehicles and machinery for outer space, aircraft, power plants, equipment for oil refineries, cranes, etc…
In the city of Samara, many religions are practiced in Orthodox churches, monasteries, churches of old believers, mosques, synagogues, Catholic and Protestant churches.
The climate is temperate continental. The average temperature in January is -9.9 degrees centigrade, and in July, it rises to 21.5 degrees centigrade.
You must visit Samara yes or yes if you want to discover the true Russian winter!
Sights of the city of Samara
There are many historical buildings in Samara that make the city beautiful from the architectural point of view. It also has a large number of statues, monuments and commemorative meetings, as well as monuments to technological advances. Among some of them we have:
- Samara Embankment, is the longest pedestrian embankment in Russia (about 5 km), is one of the main attractions of the city. Kuibyshev Square, with 175 thousand square meters is one of the largest square in Europe.
- The building of the Samara train station is the highest train station in Europe (its height is 101 meters). You can get on the observation platform of the station to look at Samara from above.
- The historical center of Samara, where buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries preserve the atmosphere of an old Russian merchant city.
- Architectural ensembles of Kuibyshev and Leningrad streets, the Monument to Glory, the monuments "Lad'ya", "Chapaev", "The cat in a radiator", "Comrade Sukhov", "Pinocchio" among others.
In addition, the tourism infrastructure in the region is widely represented by more than 100 hotels, 50 health centers, 122 recreation centers and 74 health camps for children. In the territory of the region of the city of Samara, there are around 600 natural monuments and 3,600 historical monuments, as well as a large number of religious sites.
Museums of the city of Samara
- The Regional Museum of History and Local Knowledge of Samara bears the name of Pyotr Alabin, one of the largest museums in the Volga region with rich archaeological and scientific collections, we speak of paleontological, mineralogical, zoological and botanical works, as well as historical and ethnographic.
- Regional Museum of Samara Art. The collection is based on paintings by Samara artists from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as works by Russian artists of the early 21st century.
- The bunker of Stalin. The construction of a secret refuge began at the end of February of 1942. This is the most fortified bunker among those removed from the safety list; its depth is 37 meters.
- Samara Space Museum is named after Dmitry Kozlov (Russian Aerospace Engineer). This name can be found on the pedestal of the Soyuz-U rocket.
- Museum of the University of Aviation and Space Exploration of Samara.
- Museum of Railway Machinery of the Volga region.
- Museum of Military History of the Volga-Ural Military District.
- Museum of Literature and Gorky Memorial.
- House-Museum Frunze. The exhibition tells the story of the Russian Civil War of 1918-1920.
- The Lenin VI Memorial Museum.
- The Children's Art Gallery, which has more than 11,000 works of children from different countries, examples of applied and popular arts, puppets of nations of the world, articles of ancient life, among others.
- Modernist style museum - Kurlina House Museum.
- The museum-estate of AN Tolstoy
- DN Florov zoo museum.
Theaters and other cultural institutions of the city of Samara
- The Academic Drama Theater of Samara Gorki.
- Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet Samara.
- Youth Theater Samara SamArt.
- Municipal theater of Samara Plaza Samarskaya.
- Experimental social theater Alas.
- Philharmonic of the State of Samara.
- Samara State Circus Oleg Popov.
- Samara Zoo.
City of Samara in view of drone