Samara might not be the biggest city in Russia but it is known for some diverse records set throughout its history.
List of foreign consulates working in Samara.
Ladya monument stands tall and proud over the Volga embankment with its sail blown by the wind.
Strukovsky Garden has been the central park in town since mid-19 c.
Samarskaya Ploshchad is an independent drama theatre with rich repertoire.
Philharmonic Concert Hall is the prime concert venue in town with its own renowned orchestra.
Samara Opera House is one of the three major theatres in Samara with its own opera and ballet companies.
Samara Art Museum houses a good collection of Russian and Western fine art, sculpture, and applied art with frequent visiting art exhibitions.
Novoye Prostranstvo gallery in Samara is the one for showcasing local photography and visiting art exhibitions.
Victoria art gallery in the city centre showcases modern art and photography with lectures and other events.