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Panorama Museum 'The Battle of Stalingrad'

Panorama Museum 'The Battle of Stalingrad'

This impressive history museum called The Battle of Stalingrad (Ru) opened in 1985, with everything entirely devoted to the defence of Stalingrad. The museum includes eight exhibition halls, a Triumphal Hall, four dioramas, a library, a cinema hall and a building housing the Panorama, as created by artists from Grekov’s Battle Painting Studio in 1981.


The Panorama Museum is closed on Mondays. Have a look at the official website for more visitor info. Get directions.

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Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd

Mamayev Kurgan

Mamayev Kurgan is a hill with memorial sites overlooking Volgograd, nowadays peaceful and green. Once it was the place of fierce fighting in one of the bloodiest battles of all time, the Battle of Stalingrad. The site is best known for its iconic and massive monument The Motherland Calls, one of the tallest statues in the world. Get directions.

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Old Sarepta Museum Complex in Volgograd

Old Sarepta Museum Complex

Old Sarepta (Ru) is a unique architectural ensemble that includes 26 buildings from the 18-19th centuries. The complex was formed in 1765 by German colonists, following the will of the Russian Empress Catherine II. One of the highlights here is the Lutheran Church, which is the oldest building of Volgograd, consecrated in 1772.


The Old Sarepta museum complex is closed on Mondays. Visit the official website (Ru) to learn more about the current exhibitions. Get directions.

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Lenin Prospect in Volgograd

Lenin Prospect

Lenin Prospect (Ru) is the main street of Volgograd. It is also one of the longest in Russia, with a length of about 15 kilometres. It starts from the Tsaritsa river gully, from where it heads north to connect three districts of the city. If you want to see all the attractions along this street, take the metrotram. This is a unique mode of transport, that works both like an on-ground tram and an underground metro. Its route stretches all along Lenin Prospect! Get directions.

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The Volga-Don Canal

The Volga-Don Canal

The Volga-Don –°anal is a grandiose 102-km long waterway connecting the Volga and Don rivers. There are 13 locks along its entire length and the first of them, in Volgograd, can be called the most impressive. This triumphal gate with a height of 40 metres resembles classic Roman arches, but then built in Stalin’s Empire Style and decorated with sculptures and bas-reliefs. Get directions.

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The Memorial Historical Museum in Volgograd

The Memorial Historical Museum

Opened in 1937, this is the only museum in the Southern Federal District that is devoted to the events of the Russian Civil War, which took place immediately after the Revolution. The museum is located in a mansion from 1903, that used to belong to the Repnikov family, which was known in Tsaritsyn as a family of merchants and philanthropists. Part of the permanent exhibition of the museum is devoted to the Red Cross Movement.


The Memorial Historical Museum is closed on Mondays. Have a look at the official website for further visitor information. Get directions.

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The City Park in Volgograd

City Park

The vast and shaded City Park adjoins the beautiful New Experimental Theatre (Ru) in the west. The area is wooded, with nice little lakes and green fields. It is a beloved place for family recreation and walking with children. You will find here some amusement rides for children as well, and plenty of benches for rest. Get directions.

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Children's Circle Dance

Children's Circle Dance

At first glance, the Children’s Circle Dance fountain may look very ordinary and unpresuming. It was this fountain, as captured in war photographs, that became the personification of the mercilessness of war. Therefore, in 2013 a copy of the fountain was installed on the station square, symbolizing the city's revival. Get directions.

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The green Fallen Fighters Square in Volgograd

Fallen Fighters Square

The Fallen Fighters Square (Ru) is a pleasant green space with many walkways and benches, offering a shaded retreat for a tired traveller. During the Battle of Stalingrad, fierce fights took place on this square. The fallen soldiers are being commemorated here with a solemn 26-metre granite obelisk and an eternal flame. Get directions.

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Front line of the Battle of Stalingrad

Front line of the Battle of Stalingrad

The line that you can see displayed on the Streetwise map of Volgograd, represents a turning point in world history. It shows the front line of the Battle of Stalingrad on 19 November 1942. From here the Soviets were able to turn around the advance of the Nazis, leading them eventually to the biggest defeat in WWII. The 30-km front line is marked by 17 T-34 tank turrets mounted on pedestals.

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Ruined Mill Of Alexander Gergardt in Volgograd

Ruined Mill of Alexander Gergardt

Gergardt Mill (Ru) represents the remains of an early 20th century steam mill, destroyed in the days of the Battle of Stalingrad and not restored as a memory of the war. Today it is part of the Museum Complex 'Battle of Stalingrad' (Ru). Around the building, you can see military equipment of the Soviet and German armies, the remains of guns, as well as a replica of the famous fountain Round Dance, which is located near the building of the Railway Station. The mill is one of the best recognizable symbols of Volgograd. Get directions.

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John the Baptist Church in Volgograd

John the Baptist Church

The John the Baptist Church (Ru) was originally built in 1664 as the first church and the first stone building of Tsaritsyn (the old name of Volgograd). After it was destroyed by the Soviets in 1932, the church was rebuilt in 2000 according to the original design. Get directions.

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Volga River Embankment in Volgograd

Volga River Embankment

The Volga River Embankment (Ru) is the most popular recreational area in Volgograd. It is ideal for cycling, jogging or walking, and contains vast shaded areas to relax. Lots of cafés, terraces and restaurants suiting every taste are concentrated here, offering visitors a magnificent panorama over the Volga River. Get directions.

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Shopping in Europa City Mall in Volgograd

Europa City Mall

Europa is a shopping and entertainment complex close to Volgograd centre. Its 4 floors offer mostly apparel and footwear by Russian brands, as well as some lesser known international brands. The mall also includes one of the largest cinemas in Volgograd, a food court, as well as an entertainment area for children.


Europa City Mall is open every day! Visit the official website (Ru) to learn more about the stores. Get directions.

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Children's Railway in Volgograd

Children's Railway

The Children's Railway (Ru) is an amazing project in Volgograd, where trains are being operated by teenagers! Moreover, the station building is home to a museum of railway transport.


The trains of the Children's Railway are ready to drive you six times per day, with the operating season running from May to September. Note that the railway is closed on Mondays. Get directions.

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Zatsaritsynsky Vorstadt in Volgograd

Zatsaritsynsky Vorstadt

This old part of Volgograd used to be separated from the old centre by the Tsaritsa river gully. It is a unique area with historical buildings and monuments of architecture that survived the bombings of WWII. As it also remained nearly unaffected by the post-war reconstruction, this part of the city has kept its pre-war charm. Get directions.

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The Lighthouse Monument in Volgograd

Lighthouse monument

In 1953 a 26-metre lighthouse was built on the Volga-Don Canal to commemorate the Volga River transport workers who had given their lives defending Stalingrad. If you look carefully you will notice that its walls are decorated with cast-iron bows of old ships. Once in use as a real lighthouse, its role nowadays is limited to that of a monument. Get directions.

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Sovetskaya Square in Volgograd

Sovetskaya Square

Sovetskaya is a cozy square on the main street of the Voroshilovskiy District. It is certainly not a typical green space, with just trees around the perimeter of the square. The coolest thing at Sovetskaya Square are the sprays from the dry fountain in the middle. They will save everyone from summer heat! At night, the fountain is illuminated and looks even more attractive. Get directions.

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Volgograd Planetarium

Volgograd Planetarium

The Volgograd Planetarium (Ru) opened its doors in 1954. Apart from an interesting program that speaks about the secrets of outer space, the highlights include a large dome-shaped screen in the Star Hall, and the so-called 'Planetarium machine' – a present for the people of Stalingrad, made in the German Democratic Republic. The sculpture atop the dome is called 'A lady with a peace dove', made by Vera Mukhina.


The planetarium (Ru) is open every day! Get directions.

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Mira Street in Volgograd

Mira Street

The nice and peaceful Mira Street (Ru) runs between the Volgograd Planetarium (Ru) in the north and the Palace of Pioneers in the south. The street is the symbol of the revival of the ruined city and one of the first streets that was restored in the post-war Stalingrad. Get directions.

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The Old Poplar in Volgograd

The Old Poplar

The Old Poplar (Ru) which survived the Battle of Stalingrad stands in the middle of the Fallen Fighters Square (Ru). After the city was destroyed and the tree was mutilated by bullets and shells in 1943, it started to flourish again, becoming a sign of hope for a peaceful future. In 1975 a granite memorial plaque was placed at the foot of this historical tree with the text ‘This poplar carried life through a great battle’. Since 2017, scions of this legendary tree have been planted in dozens of Russian cities. Get directions.

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The Cossack Theatre in Volgograd

Cossack Theatre

The Cossack Theatre (Ru) is a historical two-story red-brick building, typical for Tsaritsyn times. The building used to house a grammar school for girls, before becoming home to a cinema after the war. The facades are designed in an eclectic style, with elements of Art Nouveau. Since the 1990s the building houses the local Cossack Theatre, which has a repertoire of mainly ethnographic and classical plays.


Visit the official website (Ru) to see what's on. Get directions.

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Pavlov's House in Volgograd

Pavlov's House

Pavlov's House is what remained of a four-story residential building, which was heroically defended for 58 days by a group of Soviet soldiers during the Battle of Stalingrad. After the war, the house was rebuilt, but part of the old brick building was left as a memorial where you can still see traces of bullets. Today it is a symbol of courage, fortitude and heroism. Get directions.

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Lenin Statue in Volgograd

Vladimir Lenin Monument

This 27-metre tall Statue of Vladimir Lenin (Ru) was made by the prominent Soviet sculptor Evgeniy Vuchetich, known for his massive work The Motherland Calls. The Vladimir Lenin Monument was erected in 1973 and is believed to be one of the tallest statues in the world that represents a real person. Interestingly, until 1961, an equally massive statue of Stalin stood on this site. But during the de-Stalinisation, Stalin was replaced by Lenin. Get directions.

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Shopping in Voroshilovsky Mall in Volgograd

Voroshilovskiy (Mall)

Located in the heart of the Voroshilovskiy district, this mall is nice for serious shopping as well as for leisure time. In Voroshilovskiy Mall you can find yourself anything, from high-fashion outfits to casual clothes, from both well-known international brands, as well as from local boutiques. Besides that, the mall includes a five-star movie theatre and a good number of restaurants.


Among locals this mall is also known as Torgushka, and it is open every day! Visit the official website (Ru) for more detailed shopping information. Get directions.

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Simbirtsev Garden in Volgograd

Simbirtsev Garden

Simbirtsev Garden is a small and shaded retreat with some cafés, fountains and benches. The park was laid out in the Soviet period and has been named after the famous architect Vasily Nikolayevich Simbirtsev (Ru), who was appointed the first chief architect for rebuilding Stalingrad after WWII. Get directions.

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The New Experimental Theatre in Volgograd

The New Experimental Theatre (NET)

The magnificent classical building of the New Experimental Theatre (Ru), decorated with columns, sculptures and reliefs, was erected in 1915 by the merchant from Tsaritsyn A. Repnikov. As of 1922 the building has been serving the Stalingrad Drama Theatre continuously on, only interrupting service during the years of the war.


Visit the official website (Ru) to check out the repertoire of the New Experimental Theatre. Get directions.

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Volgograd Arena Stadium

Volgograd Arena Stadium

The splendid Volgograd Arena was built especially for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with Volgograd being one of the eleven host cities. The modern football temple can host over 45,000 fans. After the World Cup, the local football team FC Rotor became privileged to play its home games here. Get directions.

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Propylaea in Volgograd

Propylaea / City Gates

The Propylaea or City Gates is a popular site that is considered to be the centre of the Volgograd embankment, designed as a grand entrance to the city. It consists of 100 stairs leading up to two symmetrical eight-column propylaea, from where you can get nice views over the Volga River. Get directions.

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The Watch Tower in Volgograd

Volgograd Watch Tower

This fancy red-brick Watch Tower (Ru) overlooks the Volgograd City Park. The tower was originally built in 1897, as part of the Tsaritsyn fire station. Alike many buildings from the Tsarist period, the tower was dismantled in the 1930s, as it was blocking the sight from the office of the Soviet authorities right in front of it. In the 1990s the Watch Tower reappeared in its original form. Get directions.

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Catholic Parish of St Nicholas in Volgograd

Catholic Parish of St Nicholas

The original church on this site was called the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, built in 1899. During WWII, that church got severely damaged and plundered. The current Catholic Church of St Nicholas was built with the help of Austrian and German specialists in 1998, in an effort to reconstruct the original church. Get directions.

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Green boulevard on Lenin Prospect

Green boulevard on Lenin Prospect

Lenin Prospect (Ru) is a picturesque boulevard along the longest street of Volgograd. The boulevard is nice for a lovely walk amidst the many flowerbeds and bushy trees here. All over Lenin Prospect, you can find good spots to rest, some enchanting fountains, a large number of monuments, and some small and pleasant cafés. Get directions.

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The Central Market in Volgograd

Central Market

The recently renovated Central Market is not only an indoor market selling fresh vegetables, fruits, meat and fish, but also an excellent food court. Particularly in summer it's nice here, when you will find a cool terrace with bars outside and stands offering street food – and sometimes even live concerts.


The Central Market works every day! Get directions.

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Volgograd Railway Station

Volgograd Railway Station

The main Railway Station of Volgograd is an architectural monument in the Stalin’s Empire style built in 1954. Unlike the often modest Russian railway stations, the interior of the Volgograd Railway Station can surprise you, as it is decorated with frescoes and marble. Both commuter and long-distance trains to Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Moscow, Saratov and Astrakhan leave from here. Get directions.

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The old city of Tsaritsyn

The old city of Tsaritsyn

The remaining part of the old city of Tsaritsyn is hidden in the heart of the business and entertainment centre of the modern Volgograd. Enjoy here the atmosphere of narrow cozy streets! A stop at one of the tiny bars will make your evening unforgettable! Get directions.

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The Alley Of Heroes in Volgograd

The Alley of Heroes

The Alley of Heroes (Ru) is a wide and shaded pedestrian boulevard in the centre of Volgograd, leading down from the Fallen Fighters’ Square (Ru) to the embankment of the mighty Volga. The many shops and cafés that surround the Alley of Heroes, make the boulevard extra appealing. It is also the place to have yourself portrayed by one of the local artists there! Get directions.

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Historical Museum Pamyat in Volgograd

Historical Museum Pamyat

The Historical Museum Pamyat is located in the basement of the Central Department store (Ru) which served as the headquarters of the German army during the Battle of Stalingrad. The museum is devoted to the surrender of General-Field Marshal Friedrich W. Paulus and unlike most military exhibitions, this one tells in detail about the enemy's army. In the centre of the exposition, you will find the carefully restored interior of Paulus' room.


Museum Pamyat is closed on Mondays. Have a look at the official website for further visitor info. Note that the entrance is from the courtyard – get directions.

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Fallen Fighters Memorial in Volgograd

Fallen Fighters memorial

This monumental granite memorial on the Fallen Fighters Square (Ru) represents a mass grave of the defenders of Stalingrad in WWII, as well as the defenders of the Red Tsaritsyn against the violence and killings of the White army. The 26-metre tall obelisk decorated with black and red granite was erected in 1957, accompanied by the Eternal Flame since 1963. Get directions.

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The Local History Museum in Volgograd

Volgograd Local History Museum

The Local History Museum (Ru) is located in a nice 19th century building. It treasures a large collection of finds that tells its visitors about the Volgograd region, its nature, architecture, way of life, history and people.


Please note that the museum (Ru) is closed on Tuesdays. Get directions.

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Sevastopol Embankment in Volgograd

Sevastopol Embankment

The Sevastopol Embankment stretches from the enormous monument to Lenin (Ru) to the first lock on the Volga-Don canal. It offers breath-taking views over the wide Volga and the endless forests that start across the river. After having been renovated in 2015, the Sevastopol Embankment is now a great place for family recreation, with amusement rides for children and many benches to relax. Get directions.

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Main Post Office of Volgograd

Main Post Office of Volgograd

Located on the main square of Volgograd, the building of the Main Post Office (Ru) shows clear features of typical Soviet architecture, known as the Stalinist Empire style. The wall on the side of Mira Street contains a bronze bust of Yuri Levitan – the main Soviet radio announcer during WWII and a personal enemy of Hitler. Get directions.

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Grain Elevator Monument in Volgograd

Grain Elevator monument

The massive Grain Elevator (Ru) was built in 1940 as one of the largest granaries in the whole USSR. It became a target of the Nazis in September 1942, but was heroically defended by Northern Fleet marines. After the war, it was restored, and nowadays still performs its original function. In front of this massive construction, there is a statue of a marine holding an anti-tank rifle. Get directions.

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Kazan Cathedral in Volgograd

Kazan Cathedral

The Kazan Cathedral (Ru) is one of the main temples of the city, originally built in 1896. The church was heavily damaged during the Battle of Stalingrad. When the restoration works were finished in 1948, the Kazan Cathedral was practically the only church in Volgograd for the rest of the 20th century. The cathedral is made of red and white brick, and designed in an eclectic Pseudo-Russian style. Get directions.

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Aquarelle Shopping Mall in Volgograd

Aquarelle Center (Mall)

Aquarelle is the largest shopping mall in Volgograd, with nearly 200 stores! Here you will find not only a good number of clothing and shoe stores, but also plenty to choose from in terms of sportswear and furniture. The large entertainment area of Aquarelle includes children's playgrounds, a trampoline center as well as an arcade zone.


Aquarelle Center is open every day! Visit the official website for more information on the stores. Get directions.

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Monument to Anti-tank dogs in Volgograd

Monument to Anti-tank dogs

During WWII, Soviet soldiers used to be accompanied by dogs in various roles, such as dog-signalers, dog sappers or dog-orderlies. But anti-tank dogs had the most heroic and sometimes tragic fate. Anti-tank dogs were trained to detonate explosives under German tanks during the Battle of Stalingrad. A bit hidden behind the trees, this humble monument commemorates the great sacrifice made by our four-legged friends. Get directions.

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The Youth Theatre in Volgograd

Youth Theatre

The Theatre of the Young Spectator (Ru) is a popular attraction in Volgograd, located in a calm area of the city. Although the theatre’s repertoire is primarily focused on the little ones, some of the classical and modern plays here are for all ages.


Check out the official website (Ru) to see what's on. Get directions.

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Monument to the founders of the city in Volgograd

Monument to the founders of the city

This monument to the founders of Tsaritsyn was erected in 1989, when Volgograd celebrated its 400th anniversary. The location was not chosen accidentally. On this place there used to be an old Tsaritsyn fortress, from where the glorious history of the city began. The monument includes a fragment of the old fortress wall. Get directions.

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The Central Park in Volgograd

Central Park

The Central Park (Ru) is one of the more crowded parks in Volgograd. Here you can walk along tree alleys with sakura, ginko and magnolia, have a rest in the shade, or relax in one of the small cafés. Hard to miss is the 50-metre ferris wheel, which offers beautiful views over the city, Mamaev Kurgan and the mighty Volga River. Get directions.

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Shopping in Zatsaritsynsky in Volgograd

Zatsaritsynsky (Mall)

Zatsaritsynsky Mall, also known as Diamant, is a small and basic shopping mall, with mostly apparel and footwear shops of mainstream Russian brands. Don't expect high fashion here, but instead small prices. There is also a grocery store inside and a little food court.


Zatsaritsynsky Mall is open every day! Get directions.

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Monument to Victims of Political Repression in Volgograd

Monument to Victims of Political Repression

This monument has been designed by the local sculptor Victor Fetisov, to commemorate the victims of political repression that affected around 700,000 residents of the Volgograd region from 1917 to 1956. Probably the most infamous measure among all was sentencing people to the GULAG. The names that you can see on the granite blocks of this memorial, belong to GULAG prisoners. Get directions.

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The Art Fountain in Volgograd

The Art Fountain

The Art Fountain dates back to 1958. It is made up of three girls performing a dance in traditional folk costumes, representing the unity of the three largest nationalities of the former USSR: the Russians, the Ukrainians and the Belorussians. The spot is a popular place for city entertainment and events. Get directions.

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The Musical Theatre in Volgograd

Musical Theatre

The Volgograd Musical Theatre (Ru) is the oldest musical theatre on the Volga, well known in Russia and one of the most popular cultural sights in Volgograd. Although the theatre was founded in 1932, the current building dates from 1952, as its original home got destroyed during WWII.


Visit the official website (Ru) to see the repertoire of the theatre. Get directions.

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Shopping in Marmelad Mall in Volgograd

Marmelad (Mall)

Marmelad is a recently opened four-storey shopping center. It is a place where you will find apparel and footwear from some of the best-known international brands, but also a good number of local Russian stores. In addition to a food court, Marmelad also contains an entertainment zone where you will find a cinema, a fitness club and even a small oceanarium.


Marmelad Mall is open every day! See the official website (Ru) for more shopping info. Get directions.

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Preobrazhenskiy Vorstadt in Volgograd

Preobrazhenskiy Vorstadt

Preobrazhenskiy Vorstadt (Ru) is one of the few areas in the city that has survived the street planning of Tsaritsyn. Walk through the streets of the old city here, and admire the remainders of the unique architectural style of Tsaritsyn! Get directions.

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Volgograd-Baku Friendship Park

Volgograd-Baku Friendship Park

This park is devoted to the friendship between the Azerbaijan city of Baku and Volgograd. It is a very calm and romantic place with well-groomed bushes and trees. Along the walkways, there are many benches to relax and enjoy the views. At the main entrance of the park, there is a beautiful arch with an oriental pattern, though the main attraction here is the scaled copy of the Maiden Tower of Baku. Get directions.

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The Komsomol Defenders Monument in Volgograd

Komsomol Defenders monument

At the intersection of Komsomolskaya Street and Lenin Prospect, there is a notable bronze monument to the young defenders of Stalingrad. In these figures, we can see three young people suffering the death of their friend. The monument of the friends can be seen symbolic for the text 'even death cannot overcome them'. Get directions.

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The Puppet Theatre in Volgograd

Puppet Theatre

The Puppet Theatre (Ru) is one of the oldest theatres in Volgograd, founded in 1937. Its entertaining shows are received very well, by both children and adults. The theatre releases about four new shows per year. In addition to performances, the theatre regularly also organizes exhibitions of children's drawings and crafts in the main lobby.


Visit the official website (Ru) to see what's on. Get directions.

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Sasha Filippov's Park in Volgograd

Sasha Filippov's Park

The small Sasha Filippov's Park (Ru) is a peaceful place, great for families with children. The square bears the name of a young scout and hero of the Battle of Stalingrad. In the centre of the green space, you will see the sculpture Angel Guardian of Volgograd. According to the legend, all you need to do is touch its wings or toes and your wish will be granted! Get directions.

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Voroshilovsky Market in Volgograd

Voroshilovskiy Market

Voroshilovskiy Market is a popular market among local farmers. Here you can find meat and dairy products, fresh fish, fruits, vegetables, as well as spices, sweets and flowers. After a recent makeover, the building now also features an inexpensive cafeteria, popular with students.


Voroshilovskiy Market is open every day! Get directions.

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The River Port in Volgograd

Volgograd River Port

The River Terminal was built in 1980, when it was the largest construction of this type in Europe. With 296 metres, the length of the building is almost equal to the length of the Red Square in Moscow! Today it functions as an entertainment and business center, with bars, restaurants, health clubs and offices. It is also home to the Central Concert Hall. Get directions.

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Monument to Civilian Casualties in Volgograd

Monument to Civilian Casualties

The astounding Monument to Civilian Casualties is dedicated to the victims of the bombardment of 23 August 1942. On that day more than 40,000 were killed and 70,000 wounded, in a time in which the total population of Stalingrad amounted 550,000. The monument was erected on the Victory Day of 1995. Get directions.

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Shopping in Piramida Mall in Volgograd

Piramida (Mall)

Piramida is a modern 5-storey building in downtown Volgograd. In this large shopping center you will find mostly apparel and footwear by Russian brands, as well as cosmetics. The entertainment part of Piramida is located on the top floor and includes a cinema, a fitness club and a food court.


Piramida is open every day! Check out the stores on the official website (Ru). Get directions.

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Victor Kholzunov Monument in Volgograd

Victor Kholzunov Monument

A prominent monument on the Volga River Embankment, honoring the pilot and Hero of the Soviet Union Victor Kholzunov, who participated in the national-revolutionary war in Spain. Interesting to know is that this is one of the three monuments in Volgograd that has survived the WWII bombings. Get directions.

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Shopping in Park House in Volgograd

Park House (Mall)

Park House is a shopping mall where you will find Russian brands as well as lesser known international brands. You can find all sorts of products here, including electronics and sportswear. The entertainment part of the mall includes a cinema, a food court and a trampoline centre.


Check out the official website for further info about the stores. Park House is open every day! Get directions.

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The Art Museum Ilya Mashkov in Volgograd

Art Museum Ilya Mashkov

The Art Museum Ilya Mashkov (Ru) is the only museum of fine arts in Volgograd. It contains collections of Russian and European classical and contemporary art. The pride of the museum are the works of Ilya Mashkov, a Russian avant-gardist who was born not far from Volgograd.


The gallery (Ru) is open every day! Get directions.

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The Fallen Fighters Square in Volgograd

Fallen Fighters Square

The Fallen Fighters Square (Ru) is the central square of Volgograd, dedicated to the soldiers who died in the Great Patriotic War. The soldiers are honored with numerous monuments, graves and other sights across the city. Before the Revolution, this square was known as Alexandrovskaya which served as the location of the main market of the city. Get directions.

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The Cheka Fighters Monument in Volgograd

CHEKA Fighters monument

The CHEKA Fighters Memorial (Ru) is a 22-metre tall monument that was erected in memory of the soldiers and officers of the 10th division of NKVD (the Soviet Secret Service and Militia). This division was the first to face the Nazis in the environs of Stalingrad in August 1942. Many of them died defending Stalingrad during the battle. Get directions.

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