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Rostov-on-Don – the view from above

Rostov-on-Don, with a population of more than 1.1 million people, is the largest city in the south of Russia. It is unofficially called “the Gates to the Caucasus”, the southern capital of Russia, “Rostov-Papa”, or simply Rostov.

This city, founded in 1749, is located in the southeast of the East European Plain, on the banks of the Don River, 46 km from its confluence in the Azov Sea, 1,074 km south of Moscow. Rostov-on-Don will host several matches of FIFA World Cup 2018. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

The Don River.

River Station.

Bolshaya Sadovaya – the main street of Rostov-on-Don.

Administration of the Rostov region.

Administration of Rostov-on-Don.

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1860).

Chernova’s House – one of the most beautiful buildings in Rostov-on-Don, also known as the “House with Caryatids”.

Rostov State Circus.

Voroshilovsky Prospekt.

Musical Theater.

Pokrovsky Public Garden.

Railway drawbridge.

Memorial “To soldiers for the liberation of the city from the Nazi invaders” known as “Stela”.

Rostov Academic Drama Theater named after Maxim Gorky.

Boulevard on Pushkin Street.

Business-center “Kupechesky Dvor”.

Business-center “Gvardeyskiy”.

At the intersection of Bolshaya Sadovaya Street and Semashko Lane.

Don State Technical University.

Rostov State Transport University.

Don State Public Library and the Greek Church.

Sunset in Rostov-on-Don.

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