Tour of Volgograd
Volgograd is a city of southern Russia, the capital of Volgograd Oblast. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and industry. The city was founded in 1589, but almost completely destroyed during the WW ll. Formerly known as Stalingrad, it was given its present name in 1961, as part of a wider process of destalinization. It became famous for its resistance during the beginning of the Battle of Stalingrad, followed by the surrounding and the capitulation of 6th German Army during World War II. It is often regarded as the largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, which today is marked by an impressive monument and cultural site. The tour will take place on the main attractions of the city - Mamaev Kurgan, Alley of Heroes, Museum "Panorama of the battle of Stalingrad".
The population of Volgograd urban area is estimated more than 1 million. Volgograd is also one of the host cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In Sothern Russia, the early October is a good time for Field Trips. Daily maximum temperature is usually about 18-22° C.