Samara

Samara is the city in the Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District.

The year of foundation is 1586.

The population is more than 1.1 million.

There is the wild goat at the Samara emblem and the he-goat with golden horns at the Samara region emblem.

Samara was the reserve capital of Soviet Union during the World War II – the government departments, industrial facilities, embassies, and the Bolshoi Theatre troupe were evacuated here.

The Kuibyshev Square of 17.4 hectares is the largest city square in Russia and one of the largest in Europe.

Airport in Samara

Kurumoch, Samara International Airport in the Russian, and English languages

Railway Terminal in Samara

Station Samara (Вокзал Самара) in the Russian, and English languages

The bus station in Samara

Central Bus Station (Центральный Автовокзал) in the Russian language

The best time for visiting Samara is from May to September.

What to do in Samara

Museums  Theatres  ztlIPX6

It is convenient to travel from Samara to:

Moscow – 1 hour 50 min trip by plane;

Saint Petersburg – 2 hours 30 min trip by plane;

Yekaterinburg – 1 hour 20 min trip by plane;

Krasnodar – 3 hours 30 min trip by plane.