Volgograd city break guide

Why go?

Volgograd has the status of “Hero City” because of the Battle of Stalingrad that took place here during the Second World War.
It is a large transport hub connecting the city with the Caucasus, Moscow, Siberian regions, the Donbas region of Ukraine.

Where go?

Volgograd is one of the fastest growing tourist centers in the south of Russia with a long tradition of historical tourism. You can visit the monument-ensemble of Mamayev Hill, the museum-panorama “The Battle of Stalingrad”, the world famous symbols of the Second World War, which to this day attract tourists in Volgograd. The silhouette of the sculpture “Motherland” is one of the main symbols of Volgograd, with its 85 meters it is almost twice the height of the Statue of Liberty.
Stroll down the Central Embankment of the city, enjoy a beautiful view to the Volga River, and see a famous “Art” fountain, which symbolizes friendship of the nations of Russia.

Know before you go!

Currency: Ruble
Telephone code: Volgograd has telephone code – 844 (prefixed by 00 7 if dialing from abroad). Codes must be used and prefixed by an 8 - so 8- 844 1234567, for example, then the number

Time difference: +3 hours (GMT)

Weather: Summer: around 25 °C (77 °F) winter: around −6 °C (21 °F)