Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street (Nizhny Novgorod)

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If you come to Nizhny Novgorod and have a few free hours, be sure to walk along Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street (formerly Sverdlov Street). Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street.

Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street

As in Chelyabinsk on Kirov Street, on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya there are various genre sculptures, residents of the city of different classes and professions of the 19th century.

Postman with bike

Sculpture " Postman with a bicycle " - next to the main post office (at the intersection of Bolshaya and Malaya Pokrovskaya streets).


Sculpture " Fashionista ", I met the same in Chelyabinsk.

Sculpture doorman.

Lady with child
Sculpture " Lady with a Child on a Bench ", another name - a governess with a boy.

A spoonful of taste
Sculpture " Spoon of taste " (near the building of the philological faculty of the UNN).

The sculpture of " Barker " is a barker inviting to enter the tavern / shop.

Sculpture by Evgeny Evstigneev
Sculpture by Evgeny Evstigneev at the Nizhny Novgorod Drama Theater. It is customary for local students to rub his nose, which is clearly visible in the photo.

Funny goat
Sculpture " Cheerful goat ", Nizhny Novgorod , Theatre square. Installed in 2005.

Monument to N.A.Dobrolyubov
Monument to N.A. Dobrolyubov, a native of Nizhny Novgorod , in the park on Teatralnaya Square.

Photographer with a dog

A sculpture of a photographer with a dog. Why not with a cat?!

Shoe shiner

Sculpture "Shoe shine", Nizhny Novgorod, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street. There is a similar sculpture in Chelyabinsk.

Sculpture " Gorodovoy ", Nizhny Novgorod, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street. Since about 2010, the sculptures of policemen have been installed in different cities, where he met many, for example, in St. Petersburg, Yaroslavl, Chelyabinsk, Omsk.

Monkey sculpture
Sculpture of a monkey

Bull sculpture

Place of the first tram line in Russia

Place of the first tram line in Russia, launched in Nizhny Novgorod in 1896. I was sure that the first tram in Russia appeared in St. Petersburg, but we have tram traffic will open only 11 years after the Nizhny Novgorod - in 1907.

Reader of the newspaper From hand to hand
The sculpture of the reader of the newspaper Iz Ruk v Ruki was installed on June 19, 2008 on Minin and Pozharsky Square in honor of the fifteenth anniversary of the Nizhny Novgorod newspaper From hand to hand, by sculptor Mikhail Belov.

Seller of the newspaper From hand to hand
Sculpture of the seller of the newspaper "From hand to hand"

Monument to Kozma Minin
Monument to Kozma Minin on the Minin and Pozharsky square.

Nizhny Novgorod branch of the State Bank photo - Nizhny Novgorod
This is the only pedestrian street in the city and it runs along the historical part of Nizhny Novgorod. Here you can just walk and see wonderful buildings - architectural monuments, you can do some shopping. The street connects Minin and Pozharsky squares with Gorky square and passes through the historical part of the city. The street is closed to traffic, so it has become one of the favorite walking streets for Nizhny Novgorod residents and guests of the city. The Nizhny Novgorod branch of the State Bank is an outstanding architectural monument of the neo-Russian style. Built in 1911 - 1913 under the project's VA Pokrovsky in honor of the 300th anniversary of the reign of the Romanov dynasty. The coat of arms of the USSR on the spire.

Coat of arms of the USSR on the spire

Wing M. Katanskaya photo - Nizhny Novgorod
Wing M. Katanskaya, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya, 44. The building was built in the first half of the 19th century. The structure is a three-storey building in the "classicism" architectural style. Historical houses on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street.

Historical houses on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street

House of A.D. Ulybyshev photo - Nizhny Novgorod
House of A. D. Ulybyshev, Nizhny Novgorod, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street, house 59. Architect N. I. Uzhumedsky-Gritsevich (built in 1853 - 1854 ).

Nizhny Novgorod Regional Court
Nizhny Novgorod regional court - built in 1889 - 1896 years by the architect VN Bryuhatova in place dilapidated breech chamber. Address: Nizhny Novgorod, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya st., 17.

Office AB Michypinoy
Ukadba AB Michypinoy, building of 1865 (architect: I.K.Kostryukov).
Address: Nizhny Novgorod, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya St., 12. Antique sign. The beauty!

Antique sign

Historically, Pokrovka was one of the first streets in the city, named after the Church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos that stood on it (demolished in 1935 ). Today the street is one of the most respectable in the city, where historical buildings are its adornment.


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