Сity Walks

Tour of Samara

Grand duke Grigory Zasekin, who built the wooden fortress in 1586 on the high bank of the Volga river between could hardly conceive of this city becoming a center of astronautics four centuries later. Samara united steppe nationalities of Volga region and became secondary residence for the Germans and Poles. Orthodox Temples exist there along with mosques and Lutheran Churches. Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva visited Samara and learnt what secrets Samara palaces are keeping and how a real Zhigulevskoe beer produced since 1881 should taste like.  

Director Oleg Pecherskiy

Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva

Year 2011

Duration 00:44:52

Director Oleg Pecherskiy

Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva

Grand duke Grigory Zasekin, who built the wooden fortress in 1586 on the high bank of the Volga river between could hardly conceive of this city becoming a center of astronautics four centuries later. Samara united steppe nationalities of Volga region and became secondary residence for the Germans and Poles. Orthodox Temples exist there along with mosques and Lutheran Churches. Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva visited Samara and learnt what secrets Samara palaces are keeping and how a real Zhigulevskoe beer produced since 1881 should taste like.  

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