"SAMARA" Samara by kiwigal_1
Samara Travel Guide: 48 reviews and 89 photos
Samara is a city of about 1.5 million people situated on the east bank of the Volga River in the middle third section of the river. Samara used to be known as Kubeychev after he revolutionary leader.
On the western side of the river is Europe (according to the Russians) where Zhiguly National Park can be found (this is also the name of Samara's local beer!! In summer the Volga serves as a place to swim in, catch the suns rays or drink a beer beside. In winter it is possible to ski across it to the national park or partake in a spot of winter swimming!!
Here are some websites related to Samara that you may find interesting and useful:
Samara Guide - English Version
Samara Region Administration
Samara State University - English Site
Samara Maximum 104.3 - Radio Station - Real Player Live
- Pros:Nice stretch of beach in summer
- Cons:Leaky taps get you into BIG trouble!
Samara doesn't offer much in the way of accomodation. Most of the hotels are either 2 or 3 Stars and they include:... more travel advice
It is a very popular pastime of Samara's young and chic to go Inline Skating along the embankment. The embankment is a... more travel advice
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