The capital of Russia has its own charm and beauty. Moscow was considered the biggest political, industrial, scientific and cultural ccenterin the erstwhile USSR which it has competently retained till date.
The city of Nizhny Novgorod was founded in 1221 by Grand Duke Georgy Vsevolodovich. Nizhny Novgorod has been colloquially shortened to Nizhny and has a population of 1,251,000, the fifth largest city in Russia.
Kazan is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, one of the largest and most beautiful cities of Russia, which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage cities. The old Kazan is the center of the city.