Volgograd, Russia, HU Community

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Volgograd city overview

Volgograd city (former Tsaritsyn and Stalingrad) is the capital and administrative center of Volgograd oblast of Russia.
It's population is 1,023,000 people. Volgograd city is located in the southeastern part of European Russia on Volga River.

Volgograd is a large transport junction connecting city with Caucasus, Donbas oblast of Ukraine, Moscow city and Siberia regions of Russia. Volgograd is located at Volga-Don Canal eastern end. The longest European route (E40) (from Calais of France to Ridder of Kazakhstan) goes through Volgograd city of Russia.

Volgograd city history

There is an interesting and rich history in Volgograd with a lot of historical monuments, culture and architecture.

Volgograd has the status of Hero City of Russia because the Battle of Stalingrad happened here during World War II.

It was one of the turning points of World War II and the largest battle in mankind history. Stalingrad city was totally destroyed during the battle lasted for about seven months. The city was awarded status of Hero City in 1945.

The Battle of Stalingrad is commemorated by large memorial complex dominated by Mother Russia monument. The monument is erected on Mamayev Kurgan - the hill of numerous fights during the battle.

There are various artifacts of World War II in Panorama museum located nearby. For example the museum has Vasily Zaytsev sniper rifle. Vasily Zaytsev is famous Russian sniper. You have the opportunity to know more about him with the help of Hollywood movie Enemy at the gate.

 

Community

We have advanced motorcycle community. All moto season you can see bikers on the streets. And evening is a time for friendly meetings in downtown.

We want to help the foreign motorcycles tourists, show them remarkable Volgograd city, great Russian river Volga, monuments of the architecture and other things.

We have good acommodation ability for moto travelers. It's bike-rock club "Ferrum". You may find a bed here.. a food and hot tea.. and of course a beer for sure. You are welcome 24/7, (day and night). You will meet like-minded friendly folks who will encourage you and swap stories.

GPS:
48.7728, 44.4936
N48° 46.368, E44° 29.616
N48° 46' 22.08", E44° 29' 36.96"

Address: Tolbukhina, 59

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