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Nizhny Novgorod (informally shortened as Nizhny) is a city in Russia, the administrative centre of Nizhny Novgorod Region, and the centre of Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District. Today Nizhny Novgorod is the fourth (fifth according to some other sources) largest city in the Russian Federation, an important economical, transport, and cultural center of Russia.
Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin is the historical centre of Nizhny Novgorod, the city heart, and the place where the history of Nizhny Novgorod was started. Nowadays Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin is considered to be the grandest and the most majestic medieval fortress extant in central Russia.
Bolshaya Pokrovskaya is a pedestrian street about a half-mile long that cuts through the heart of the historical center of the city. Walking along the street one can feel the atmosphere of the old town, the 19 century with all its merchant mansions and tenement buildings.