Barge Haulers on the Volga monument in Samara September 11, 2014 – The bronze sculptural composition “Barge Haulers on the Volga” was inaugurated at the Samara embankment to 170-year anniversary of the artist Ilya Repin. The author of the composition became Samara artist Nikolai Kuklev.
Taking pride of place on top of a grassed slope above the banks of Volga, which proudly proclaims the city's name painted in large, red letters, the dominant feature in the square is the Monument of Glory. Considered the 'symbol of Samara', the statue was built in honor of Samara's aviation workers during the Second World War.
House-Museum of Vladimir Lenin in Samara opened on January 3, 1940. At present time museum’s second floor houses a permanent memorial/household exhibition "Ulyanov family’s apartment in Samara, 1890-1893", recreating the living conditions and household atmosphere of Ulyanov family. The ground floor contains a specialized display area ...
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(Samara Governorate Duma. Law #189-GD of December 28, 2004 On Granting the Status of Urban Okrug and Municipal District to the Municipal Formations in Samara Oblast, as amended by the Law #23-GD of March 30, 2015 On the Implementation of Local Self-Government on the Territory of Samara Urban Okrug of Samara Oblast.
Samarskaya Luka National Park (Russian: самарская лука национальный парк) (in English, "Samara Bend") covers most of the peninsula formed by the 180-degree bend of the Volga River as it flows around the Zhiguli Mountains, near the cities of Samara and Zhigulyovsk in the Stavropolsky District, Samara Oblast.
The park, named after the first cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, was opened in 1976. The total area of the park is 34 hectares. It is located in the Promyshlenny (Industrial) District of Samara at the intersection of the Moskovskoye Shosse and Ulitsa (streets) 22 Partsyezda, Stara-Zagora, Soveytskoy Armii.
Samara Parks for the Whole Family, Theme Parks in Samara . The biggest park in Samara is Suburban, or The Central Park of Culture and Recreation in the name of Gorky is located on the shore of the Volga. There you can see a century of oak trees as well as monuments of people who lived long ago.