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Rostov-on-Don - the capital of the south of Russia. Located on the banks of the Don River, 50 km from the Sea of ​​Azov. This is the tenth most populous city in Russia (1, 1 million people). More from the XIX century, the city became known as the "Gateway to the North Caucasus", because at that time there were no other railways for the transportation of passengers and cargo in a southerly direction, except for those that have passed through Rostov.

In 2018 Rostov-on-Don will be one of the cities, which will be held the World Cup.

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By Don passes the geographical border between Europe and Asia. Rostov has access to five seas - the Sea of ​​Azov, the Caspian, the Black, Baltic and White.

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The history of Rostov-on-Don dates back to the founding of Temernik customs in 1749. Later, the fortress was built, named in honor of St. Demetrius of Rostov. City several times changed its name, rebuilt and expanded.

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Riverport.

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Bolshaya Sadovaya Street - the main street of Rostov.

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Total in Rostov had two Garden street - Bolshaya Sadovaya and Malaya Sadovaya, which are parallel to each other. Big Garden got its name because its territory once housed the gardens, it was the outskirts of Rostov-on-Don. In Soviet times, Bolshaya Sadovaya street renamed Friedrich Engels, and in Malaya Sadovaya street Alexander Suvorov, but the 90-ies of XX century, Bolshaya Sadovaya returned the historic name and Malaya Sadovaya no.

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The Administration of the Rostov region.

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Administration of Rostov-on-Don.

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Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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The main church of the Diocese of Rostov was built in 1860 by architect KA Ton. (Similar design was used in the construction of the temple of Christ the Savior in Moscow).

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Before the cathedral is a monument to the heavenly patron of Rostov-on-Don to St. Dimitry of Rostov.

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Area Councils.

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The Central Bank of Rostov branch (formerly the Bureau of the State Bank).

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Rough House.

It is also the most beautiful building in Rostov known as the "House with caryatids." The house was donated by the actress Rough its merchant-fan in the architectural design has been involved itself Chernova.

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Rostov State Circus.

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Voroshilov Avenue.

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Pokrovsky Square.

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Musical Theater.

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The main attraction of the Intercession of the square - a temple. History of Holy Protection Church dates back to the fortress of St. Anne. This fortification was built in 1735 on Vasilevsky hills near the capital of the Don Cossacks - Cherkassk city to protect the customs outpost against the Turks.

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Rostov railroad drawbridge.

The bridge consists of three spans, the average of which is raised to skip vessels twice a day.

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The first bridge was built in the late XIX century. The span of the bridge had to be rotated so that it becomes parallel to the shore. It was not only uncomfortable, but also very dangerous - the event of a collision of ships with the supports of the bridge. The new three-span drawbridge was built in 1912. At that time it was also called "American". In the bridge was destroyed during the Great Patriotic War.

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It was only in 1952, almost simultaneously with the opening of the Volga-Don Ship Canal, was commissioned in the last (third) railway swing bridge, built on the place of the demolished. With its construction, he repeats the "American", but the outlines of the same.

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In the event of an accident provided a manual lifting truss bridge forces 12 people (6 people on a pedestal).

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In winter, the wiring is not carried out.

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Ships waiting for the bridges.

Through Rostov-on-Don shipping route passes along the rivers of central Russia to the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.

International seaport, which specializes in the processing of mineral construction materials, unitized cargo, timber and metal.

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Railway Station Square.

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Railroad Rostov-Main Station.

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Main Rostov bus station - the biggest bus station in Russia. Every day here is performed 400 flights on 137 bus routes, 66 of which are in the North Caucasus.

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Memorial "warriors for the liberation of the city from the Nazi invaders", aka "Stela".

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The monument is a stele a height of 72 meters. Order and Greek goddess statue Nicky made of copper and coated with gold leaf.

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Theater Square - the biggest square of the city.

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Rostov Academic Drama Theater. Maxim Gorky.

The theater building, built in 1935, is included in the list of masterpieces of the era of constructivism - the London Museum of the History of Architecture Russia are just two models: St. Basil's Cathedral and the building of the Rostov Drama Theater. The basis of the architectural form of the building was based on the stylization of a caterpillar tractor, likely the first Soviet tractor "Kommunar". Unofficially theater called - Tractor.

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The Fountain, "Atlanta."

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Boulevard on Pushkin Street.

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The new bridge Voroshilov and dismountable old.

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The construction site of the stadium, "Rostov-Arena" for the FIFA 2018 World.

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The stadium, with a capacity of 45,000 people, will be the home ground of the football club "Rostov".

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Prospect Sievers and under construction hotel "Sheraton".

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Business Center "Merchant Yard".

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a window washer.

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"Guards" Business Center.

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The intersection of Bolshaya Sadovaya and Semashko lane.

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Don State Technical University.

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Rostov State University of Communications ( "RIIZHT").

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Don State Public Library and the Greek church.

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The building lotsmeysterskogo post.

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