In the confluence of Volga and Oka, in 406 km from Moscow and in 1.200 km from St.Petersburg.
Hours of Moscow +0.
1221 – The foundation of the town as the fortress.
1392 – The town was annexed to the Moscow estate.
1500 – the construction of the Kremlin of stone is started.
1932-1990 – The town of Gorki.
Ancient Kremlin. Cathedrals and churches of XIII c.-XIX c. – the cathedral of Archangel Miguel with the tomb of Minin; the ensemble of the monastery of Assumption; Fair of Nizhni Novgorod.