Attractions

Museum in Rostov-on-Don

Regional Museum

From the 3rd century BC until the 4th century AD, Greek trading colonies flourished at the mouth of the Don. Rostov’s Regional Museum has exhibits from this era, as well as pieces covering the last 1600 years. A lar…
Monument in Rostov-on-Don

Civil War Monument

This colossal monument commemorates the Red Army soldiers who took part in the 1917–23 Russian Civil War. The square was home to the Alexandro-Nevsky Cathedral until 1930, when it was destroyed by Soviet authorities…
Street in Rostov-on-Don

Riverside Area

Along the Don it’s a pure carnival atmosphere by night, with sizzling shashlyk stands, outdoor discos, karaoke and cranking music. There's also a statue of And Quiet Flows the Don author Mikhail Sholokhov that depic…
Park in Rostov-on-Don

Gorky Park

Leafy Gorky Park is home to open-air cafes and a cheap and cheerful funfair. There's also an impressive Soviet-era monument to the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution to one side of the rickety-looking Ferris wheel. The park …
Street in Rostov-on-Don

Pushkinskaya Ulitsa

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.
Church in Rostov-on-Don

Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral

The lavish, neo-Byzantine Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, built in 1856, overlooks the central market.
in Rostov-on-Don

Central Market