Cultural tourism in
Russia > Kirov region
Nolinsk, the center of the Nolinsk area of the Kirov region, is located
in the central part of the region, 137 km to the south of the regional center.
A Russian settlement at the site of modern Nolinsk was founded early in the
17th century. Nolinsk was the town of petty bourgeois, craftsmen and merchants.
Political convicts were exiled to Nolinsk. F.E. Dzerzhinsky was one of such
The district of Nolinsk is a native land of a prominent statesman Vyacheslav
Mikhailovich Molotov (1890-1986), a people’s commissar and the Minister of
Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union.
A souvenir factory Vyatsky Suvenir is one of the local places of interest.
A universally known Russian Matryoshka is manufactured here. Inlaid with straw,
Matryoshka looks very friendly and smart. It is exported to many countries
of the world.
The Chvanikha Lake in the Medvedsky forest
A spring in a village of Borovlyana
A hazel ramen in a village of Sredneye
A hazel ramen in a village of Mashiny
Arts & Culture Centers:
The Museum of Local Lore: 30, Lenin Street, Nolinsk, 613440
Director Zyablitseva Tatiana Yurievna, Tel. (268) 2-11-82
Folk Arts Facilities:
Vyatksky Suvenir , CJSC: 21, Karl Liebknecht Street, Nolinsk, 613440
Director Zhukova Galina Viktorovna, tel/fax (268) 2-13-91
The I.S. Konev House Museum
Village of Lodeino, the Podosinovets area, the Kirov region, 613922