Rostov-on-Don attractions

Street in Rostov-on-Don

Pushkinskaya Ulitsa

East of Voroshilovskiy pr, this idyllic promenade is blissfully free of traffic and sprinkled with fountains, sculptures, cafes and restaurants, with outdoor seating and music-playing buskers during the summer. It's…
Monument in Rostov-on-Don

Ploshchad Sovetov

The 'Square of Soviets' is dominated by a colossal monument commemorating the Red Army soldiers who took part in the 1917–23 Russian Civil War. Prior to 1930, the square was home to the Alexandro-Nevsky Cathedral, w…
Park in Rostov-on-Don

Gorky Park

Leafy Gorky Park is home to blooming gardens, open-air cafes and plenty of cheerful kiddie rides. An impressive monument to the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution is also nestled into the greenery. When the weather is fine, …
River in Rostov-on-Don

Don Riverside

A statue of And Quiet Flows the Don author Mikhail Sholokhov depicts the writer gazing thoughtfully at the river that helped make his name. Nowadays, the river embankment is not so quiet, especially on summer nights…
Museum in Rostov-on-Don

Regional Museum

The centrepiece of the regional museum are the exhibits covering the 3rd century BC until the 4th century AD, when Greek trading colonies flourished at the mouth of the Don. A large display on the 2nd floor is devot…
Church in Rostov-on-Don

Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral

The lavish, gold-domed neo-Byzantine cathedral, built in 1856, overlooks the central market. If you approach from Soborniy per, it is framed beautifully by the elaborate buildings lining the pedestrian lane.