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- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
TripAdvisor Reviews Meridian Hotel Samara
Travel Blogs from Samara
... I realized they were all being lived in and none had been fixed up at all and will soon just disintegrate. It got to be a little depressing, so I went to the beach and had a pepsi. We had a nice day trip to a local village where we took the boat up the river and had a nice tour of caves and the painter Repin's house. Of course there were beers as we waited for our boat ride home, and then some ...
... brick huts and governed the village as a whole. They spoke a foreign language but a man who was from Khiva could speak to us and translated. The nomadic people were used to having visitors from the silk road, as people were often led astray by bandits. The nomads helped the travelers get back on their feet with food and supplies so they could make it back to their home. We said we would be greatful for any help they would be willing to give. We stayed ...
... he then took back to his hometown to paint. I hope I have the right name for the painter, some beautiful examples of his artwork displayed. Our ride back to Samara was via a private boat, a classy little number which was a slightly quicker ride than the ferry. Although good fun I think we were all focused on keep warm and dry!! Shiryaevo Village a truly lovely place to visit, picturesque and quaint, would be a great place for a summer ...
... as Kuybyshev, Samara is one of the 10 largest cities in Russia and stretches along the banks of the Volga River. In Soviet times Samara had the status of a closed city due to its aviation industry. It was ready to serve as the backup capital of the Soviet Union should Moscow have fallen to the invading Germans during the great Patriotic War of 1941 - ...
... production. There was a long boardwalk along the Volga with rollerbladers and segways that made for some good people watching. After a missed streetcar stop and a long walk through the outskirts we made it back to the hotel and will be heading toward the city of Ufa tomorrow and maybe beyond. If you haven't looked at a map recently maybe check one out to get a sense for how large Russia really is. Driving across it really brings that ...