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 region’s silhouette on the map looks like a heart, symbolizing the world-famous hospitality of the people living along the Volga. Up to this day this land is associated with various legends, mystical theories and scientific controversy.
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.
Лучшие рестораны, кафе и другие съедобные местаместной кухни доступны для вас прямо сейчас.
The Samara Region is the capital of Russian festivals. More than 400 great events take place here every year.
1, Kuibysheva str., 443099, Samara
Samara Region Art Museum is one of the biggest museums in Russia, with the unique collection founded in 1897, which is exhibited in two buildings. The museum’s permanent expositions include about two thousand works of art, representing the following sections: Russian and foreign paintings, Oriental art, works of Samara painters, ceramics. The 18th century portraits by F. Rokotov, D. Levitskiy, and V. Bovikovsky, paintings of such Intenerates as N.Ge, I. Kramskoy, V. Makovskiy, and A. Savrasov are the museum’s pride. The museum exposition is represented by the scaled canvases of I. Repin, a number of V. Surikov’s sketches. The west-European section gets the visitors acquainted with R. Gober’s, D.De La Penya’s, F. Vouverman’s, Ya. Bunka’s works canvases of Italian, French, German painters. The collection of Chinese, Japanese and Indian pieces of art is one of the biggest in the Eastern countries and Russian province. The museum always participates in all the cultural programs and festivals. The precious art collection gives the museum the possibility to take part in foreign exhibitions.
© Tourist Guide, 2013