23 Best Sights of Vyksa – descriptions and photos

Vyksa sights

We present you the most interesting and memorable places to visit in Vyksa Nizhny Novgorod region. Among them can be museums, monuments, theaters, temples and even industrial enterprises! After visiting them, you can also write your review and share your impressions with other travelers!

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Photo of Vyksa Steel Works enterprises

Vyksa Metallurgical Plant (VMZ) is one of the oldest centers of Russian metallurgy, founded in 1757. Today it is a dynamically developing enterprise, one of the leaders in pipe and wheel rolling manufacture, a participant of the largest Russian and world oil and gas projects. Since 1999 it has been a member of the United Metallurgical Company. This plant supplied pipes… Information, reference to the official site

Company Photo of Drobmash

Drobmash plant began with the production of jaw crushers in 1933. Nowadays it is the only enterprise in Russia and CIS which produces completely mobile crushing-and-sorting complexes. Constantly extending assortment and technologies, today the company produces the widest spectrum of stationary and movable crushing-and-sorting equipment and carries out… Information, the reference to the official site

Photo of companies Hulls plant

The plant has many years of experience in the field of metalworking and manufacture of metal products for various purposes and offers a wide range of works and services: from manufacturing armored hulls of armored vehicles BTR-80, BTR-80A, BTR-80K, BTR-90, BTR-82A, armored vehicles TIGR and their modifications; – to manufacturing armored premises, armored cabins, armored doors, manufacturing of… Information

Photo of landmark Museum of metallurgical works history

Museum of History of Vyksa Steel Works is located in the former mansion of Batashev brothers, the owners of the plant. Nowadays the museum has 30 museum expositions with interactive and multimedia technologies. There are 6 exhibition platforms with projects of both local and Russian scale. The expositions present a large … Information, link to the official site

Photo of the sights photo of the Cathedral of Nativity

The Church of the Nativity of Christ was built in 1773 for the money of Andrei Rodionov Batashov, the founder of Vyksa Metallurgical Plant. The church was made of stone and painted with oil paint on the outside, while the interior was decorated with paintings on Biblical themes. There were two cast-iron spiral staircases in the summer hall. In 1937 the church was looted, desecrated and closed. In … Information

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Photo of the sights photo of the Church of John the Evangelist

The church of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Evangelist is one of the temples, which was built in the factory village Vyksa on the money of Ivan Rodionovich Batashev in XVIII century. In 1799 the church was consecrated in honor of the Nativity of the Mother of God. Its structure is associated with a large cemetery located here (destroyed in the middle of the twentieth century). At the beginning of XX century, until its closure in 1936… Information

Photo of landmark Metallurgists Alley

Metallurgists Alley consisting of architectural sculptures of 19th century style was opened on November 23, 2007 during the celebration of 250th anniversary of Vyksa Steel Works. Busts of people who contributed to the development of Vyksa – founders of metallurgical works Andrei and Ivan Batashev, Dmitriy Shepelev and Anton Lassi – have become the center of the architectural ensemble… Information

Photo of the landmark Vyksun Up!

Art-object Vyksun up! was erected as part of the festival of new urban culture ArtOvrag. It was supposed to be named Ski, Bench, and Shelf, but the name Vyksun up! emerged and remained a symbol of “a place where it is appropriate to be together”. Information

Photo of landmark Bulatnya geographical sign

The geographical sign “Bulatnya”, which is a bronze figure of a blacksmith working at the anvil, symbolizes the work of Vyksun craftsman. The sign was erected on the 31st of January 2007 in front of the former plant personnel department. Information

Photo of the landmark Monument of the Batashev brothers

Monument to Batashev brothers – founders of Vyksa city and metallurgy in this area, decorates the square next to the plant management. The monument was unveiled in 2001 – during the celebration of the 245th anniversary of Vyksa Plant, on the square in front of the engineering and administrative building of VMZ. The author of the project is an outstanding Russian sculptor Vyacheslav Klykov. Monument to Batashev brothers… Information

Photo of the landmark Monument to Maxim Gorky

The monument to the great Russian writer Maksim Gorky is in the city park. Information

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Photo of the landmark Monument to St. Barnabas of Gethsemane

Monument to St. Barnabas of Gethsemane, who once founded an Orthodox monastery in Vyksa – the Iverskiy Convent in Vyksa, where it is located, is installed in a small public garden. The grand opening took place on May 22, 2011. Barnabas of Gethsemane entered the history of Orthodoxy as a miracle worker and became famous for his clairvoyance. He exerted a great deal of … Information

Photo of landmark Monument to seven shot communards

Monument to the seven executed communards is located in the recreation park behind the museum of metallurgical works. Under this monument there is a common grave. The burial belongs to the shot communards of the revolutionary Vyksa era. On the pedestal below the monument there are immortalized the names of the seven communards-heroes. On August 25, 1918 on the big glade in the park in front of the House of Soviets (nowadays… Information

Photo of the landmark Batashov House of Breeders

The former lord’s house of the Batashovs factory owners was the main residence of the first owners of the metallurgical plants. Its facade facing the factory and the pond has lost its original palatial character. Earlier the palace was central in the whole complex of residential and industrial buildings of the old Vyksa. Nowadays only some details of the former architectural decorations are preserved.

Photo of the landmark Runt House and Equestrian Yard

The House of Runt and the Horse Yard were built by Batashev brothers (founders of Vyksa metallurgical plant). The Batashevs had their own police and armed factory guards, the runts (as the guards were called at that time), for whom a special house was built at the plant. This is a two-storey building with lancet windows and decorative turrets, fashionable for the late 18th century… Information

Photo of the landmark Office and workshops of the factory

In the 18th century the office and workshops of the plant belonged to the Bateshev brothers (founders of Vyksa ironworks). Here was located the office of the plant and lived employees. The building was built in the shape of letter “G”. In the part that adjoined the Batashevs’ Palace there was a beautiful arch; in the corner there was a fine architectural decor including a chime clock. The family of the chief officer lived in the office building.

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Photo of landmark Shuhovsky span and water tower

The 40-metre high Shukhov span and the water tower are objects of cultural and architectural heritage. These constructions were designed by the engineer-inventor V. G. Shukhov (1853-1939), who participated in the construction of the Vyksa ironworks. The water tower was first demonstrated by Shukhov at the All-Russian Industrial and Art… Information

Photo of the water station landmark

The water station in Vyksa was built in the late 20s. Regional and republican competitions in swimming, sailing, rowing and diving were held here before and after the war. Kapitolina Georgievna Vasilyeva, the national champion in swimming (from 1945 to 1949), began her training and performances at the water station. It was also the place where the all-around athlete and legend… Information

Photo of the landmark Vyksa embankment

Vyksa embankment is located along the shore of Verkhnevyksa pond, which is located in the south-eastern part of the city. On the shore of the upper pond in the 1960s built a boat station near the park. The station operated boat and catamaran rentals. The boat station was equipped with lights and lifeguards on duty. Information

Photo of the landmark Vyksa city park of culture and leisure

Vyksa City Park of Culture and Recreation is a monument of Russian landscape art of the second half of the XVIII century. Ancient French-style park was created by Batashev serfs, modeled on the famous European parks of Versailles, the Summer Garden in St. Petersburg, Peterhof parks. Now in the park there are few architectural forms of what was here in the past, … Information, link to the off. site

Photo of the landmark Vyksa Iversky monastery

Vyksa Iversky monastery is a working women’s monastery. The monastery is one of the two churches of the Nizhny Novgorod metropolis, the altar of which is consecrated in honor of the Iveron icon of the Mother of God. The place for the future monastery was marked with a twig by the Venerable Barnabas of Gethsemane in the fall of 1863. In 1864 at the expense of merchants on this site was built almshouse for 12 people. Community … Information, link to the off. site

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