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The capital of Volga Region
The capital of Volga Region Saratov lies on the banks of the river Volga, it is a cultural, commercial and industrial centre of the region. It is often called “the capital of the Volga region’
From the history of the city Saratov was founded in 1590 on the right bank of the river Volga as a fortress on the eastern edge of Russia. The first inhabitants of the city were the soldiers.
The historical places of Saratov Saratov grew very quickly and soon became the centre of the region, named Saratov Gubernia. Here we can see the Saratov Museum of Natural history where we can find a lot of exhibits, devoted to the history and nature of the region.
The beauty of Saratov Saratov is a very beautiful city with quite a lot of churches and old buildings, many of them dating back to the 17th century.
A university city Saratov can be called the town of students – there are a lot of high schools there. Saratov University was founded in 1909, it is one of the oldest universities in Russia. At first it taught future doctors, now it has quite a lot of departments, teaching a lot of different specialists – engineers, teachers, computer programmers
Musical centre Saratov is a centre of musical education. The Conservatory of Saratov was opened at the beginning of the 20th century and many famous musicians studied there, for example Sobinov and others. It is built in a very interesting way and is a symbol of the city
Germans in the city Saratov was called “the capital of the Volga Germans” and they left quite a lot in the history of the city and the region in general. There are a lot of buildings, built by German colonists. In 1941 by Stalin’s decree, thousands of them were sent to Kazakhstan, as German spies, where they died from illnesses and hunger.
A museum centre The most famous Saratov museum is the Rasdishev museum of fine arts, founded 7 years before the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow as the first museum, available to people of all social groups. The founder of it was the grandson of the famous revolutionary writer A.N. Radishev. He was the governor in the tzar family, travelled a lot and collected a lot of pictures of famous writers, painted pictures himself and at the end of his life presented his collection to his native town of Saratov.
The best circus Saratov contains the oldest circus in Russia. It was founded by Nikitins’ brothers even earlier than in Moscow. A lot of famous artists come to Saratov
One more symbol of the city Another symbol of the city is the bridge across the Volga river. Built at the beginning of the 1960s, it was considered to be the longest in Europe. It’s length is about 3 km. In 2014 it was reconstructed.
A green zone There are a lot of parks in Saratov. The largest, the oldest and the most beautiful is the city park, built in the 18th century by the governor A.D. Panchulidzev. There are several ponds, a lot of rare trees and other plants. Here you can find cafes, an attractions’ area and a lot of quiet places where you can rest and have a good time enjoying nature.
SARATOV IS A BEAUTIFUL TOWN AND I LIKE IT
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