(formerly Rozhdestvenskaia Street)
Due to its proximity to the port, the street has always played
an important role in the city's trade life. There are many
stores, bars and restaurants here.
Residents of the so-called "Bugrov's doss-house" served as
prototypes for characters in Maksim Gorky's play "The Lower
Merchant A. Panina's inn, built in 1844.
A trading center designed by the architect Uzhumetskii
Gritsevich in 1860.
A trading center built on a terrace banked up between blocks of
the market stalls "Skoba" (Staple), dating from the eighteenth
A sauna and a jewelry shop.
A watch shop.
The former S. Rukavishnikov Bank designed by the architect Fedor
Shekhtel in the modernist style in 1910. Its facade is composed
of glazed tiles.
The former Blinov Arcade designed by the architects L. Dal
and P. Yershevsky in 1870. Presently it houses many offices
The former commercial bank designed by V. Zeidler on the basis
of N. Bugrov's order. Its facade is decorated with colored
tiles as well.
- The River Terminal; it also houses the "Privolzhskii"
supermarket, an art salon and a restaurant where a variety of
mushroom dishes are served.
- The former City Commodity Exchange, built in 1896, is at the
corner of the square.
The Nativity (Stroganov) Church, 1697-1719. The Stroganovs, a
famous merchant family, initiated and sponsored the building of
the church. It was built in the so-called Stroganov style,
similar to European baroque. The interior is in good condition,
so if you are interested in visiting an Orthodox church this is
an excellent choice. The singing is also beautiful.
On the side street leading to the Volga you can find "Russian
Club" Restaurant. Boiled crayfish and oysters are offered here.