About Nizhni Novgorod

Nizhni Novgorod was founded in 1221Nizhny Novgorod, Dmitrovskaya tower. The city is famous for its unique historic and architectural monuments, and is on the UNESCO list of 100 cities of great history and culture. Nizhni Novgorod is the fifth largest city in Russia and the administrative center of the Nizhni Novgorod region. The city is an important economic, transportation and cultural center of Russia and the administrative center of the Volga federal district. It is situated on the junction of two rives, Volga and Oka.


Nizhni Novgorod is located 400 km from Moscow. You can take the high speed train “Sapsan”, which will take approximately 4 hours. The city has an international airport “Strigino”. Domestic and international flights are carried by Lufthansa, Aeroflot, RusLine, S7, Ural airlines and others.


The climate in the region is continental and it is similar to the climate in Moscow. Average temperature in June ranges from 23°C (73°F) to 13°C (55°F).


If you are going to come to Nizhny Novgorod, please fill the form “Accommodation”. It is necessary in order to clarify information about accommodation and accompanying persons.

The hotel “Ibis” is located just a few minutes away from the city’s main pedestrian street – Bolshaya Pokrovskaya – and famous Nizhni Novgorod Kremlin.


The hotel “Akademservis” is located downtown Nizhni Novgorod, not far from historical, cultural and architectural attractions. This hotel is designed especially for young scientists.