From year to year, the modern and flourishing city Cheboksary attracts more tourists. Its picturesque historical center will impress fans of sightseeing tours. Those who prefer active and noisy entertainments will like multiple entertainment centers. On the bank of the Volga River, there is a wonderful embankment, one of the liveliest places in the city. Cheboksary will also interest those who have long dreamed of acquainting with the culture and traditions of Chuvashia. They are reflected in different spheres of citizens’ life. One of the main manifestations of national culture is the local cuisine.
During the year, a lot of beautiful festive events are organized in Cheboksary. They go hand in hand with folk bands’ performances and unusual entertainments. Fans of beer know Cheboksary as a place where famous breweries are located. The brewery “Chuvashia Bouquet” is famous even beyond the city. It produces elite dark beer. The products of the “Yantar” Brewery are in great demand too. It should be noted that the excursions around breweries are very popular with city guests. Excellent beer varieties have been produced here for many years.
Walking along K. Ivanov’s Street will bring you a lot of positive emotions. Here, you can see architectural masterpieces literally at each step. Most of the sightseeing tours start with walking along the Boulevard of Efremov that the locals unofficially call “The Arbat of Cheboksary”. The cultural heritage of the city and its rich traditions harmonize with its flawless appearance. It is a tourist center with its historical magnificence that managed to keep up with the times and attracts fans of different kinds of recreation.
The main and most famous culture center in the city is the Chuvash National Museum. It was founded in 1921. For many decades, the collection of the museum has been broadened with new exhibits. Now, it stores the rich collection of archaeological artifacts. The samples of runic inscriptions created in the 17th-18th centuries are of special value here. Most of the exhibits are dedicated to national crafts. The museum also presents the collection of unique pieces of art.
Fans of contemporary art should certainly visit the Chuvash Art Museum. Most of its exhibits are paintings created in the 20th-21st centuries. In the museum, you can see works of Russian, as well as foreign artists. Temporary exhibitions are also regularly organized here. The museum fund is very rich and comprises over 20 000 exhibits.
All the fans of beer should visit the Beer Museum in Cheboksary. It will tell its visitors about the history of the most famous breweries in Chuvashia. Some of these breweries have been working for over a hundred years. In the museum, you can see the equipment used for brewing beer over a hundred years ago and the collection of different themed exhibits. The important attribute of the excursion is the tasting of popular beers made at local breweries.
As for religious monuments in Cheboksary, you should pay special attention to Presentation Cathedral. This fascinating stone cathedral was built in the middle of the 17th century. It is a vivid example of Moscow architecture. Over the years of its existence, the cathedral was repeatedly restored, which have not prevented it from surviving to this day almost in its original form. It is one of the few Chuvash cathedrals that have been preserved in the revolutionary period.
If you want to relax in the open air, you should visit the city park called Lakreevsky Wood. In the middle of the 20th century, there was the natural oak wood that was refined and turned into a beautiful recreation area. With it, unique plants were not damaged at all. Some trees in the park are aged over 140 years. The park occupies over 41 hectares. In the warm period, there are always children’s rides on its territory. Concerts, festivals, and interesting national holidays are often held in the park.