Welcome to Samara! The hospitable city is situated in the centre of the endless plain, on the high bank of the Volga River facing the majestic Zhighuly Mountains.
Guests can reach the Samara Region easily and with comfort from more or less anywhere in the world. Such international airlines as Lufthansa, Czech Airlines and Aeroflot offer regular flight from European cities to Samara. Each day there are more than 10 flights that connect Samara and Moscow.
The Samara Region offers accommodation options for every taste and budget. Enthusiasts of world famous international hotel brands can stay at the Renaissance Samara (a Marriott brand) or Holiday Inn Hotel (InterContinental Group). Authentic local hotels meet European standards as well. Vacation homes along the Volga outside of the city are another accommodation alternative that allows tourists to enjoy the comfort typical of hotels combined with active sports, fishing, outdoor activities and picturesque views.
Location: Samara, Lenina / Novo-Sadovaya Street
Tel. 8 (846) 263-39-35
The monument symbolizes Samara in its connection to aerospace. The monument was built on the basis of the carrier rocket Soyuz, which was constructed in the workshops of “ZSKB - Progress”. That’s where the most reliable parts of the carrier-rocket are constructed. There have been over 1670 launchings of Soyuz for more than 40 years. That is more than any other carrier-rockets in the world. The height of the monument is 68 meters; its total weight is 73 tons.
It should be mentioned, that you can visit a Samara Cosmic Museum, which is inside this monument.