Shights of the city | Public garden
Karamzin public garden

After the immense conflagration in 1864 it was decided to make a public garden on a square around the monument to N.M. Karamzin. In all seasons Karamzin public garden pleases our eyes and it is a favorite place of citizens' rest. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that here until now remained implantations of the 60-80-s of the 19th century - one birch, three pine-trees and two poplars.


Goncharov public garden

Gonacharov public garden was established on the place of former Church in the name of the God Ascension. Since the second half of the 17th century the church was wooden, and in 1729 - 1769 - stone. In this church was christened I.A. Goncharov. In 1844 the church was raised to degree of a parish of Spaso-Voznesensky cathedral. In 1930 the cathedral was closed, in 1936-1938 it was demolished, and in its place was established the public garden.


Boulevard and public garden New Venets

The favorite place for leisure of Simbirsk citizens was boulevard that occupied the upper edge of the Volga hill-side and extended from Vladimir garden to Sennaya Street. The boulevard was established after the conflagration of 1864. There were arranged arbors and pavilions, performed the war orchestra. From the boulevard that is situated on the very crest of Simbirskaya Hill opens up a splendid view to the Volga River with islands and after Volga expanses for many kilometers.


Boulevard in Goncharov Street

The boulevard in Goncharov Street was arranged in 1854 from K. Libknekht St. to K. Marks St. At those times it looked decently: two rows of acacias, paled with wooden fence, with a foot path in the middle two sazhens long (sazhen is Russian measure of length, is equal to 2.13 m). After the conflagration of 1864 it was restored and extended to the north part of the city up to Krasnoarmeyskaya St., and it was also widened.


Plastov Boulevard

Plastov Boulevard was arrange at the beginning of the 20th century and in fact is an extension of the Boulevard in Goncharov Street. It is divided into three separate squares with symbolic names "Vera" (faith), "Nadezhda" (Hope), "Liubov" (Love). At the territory of two of them, in connection with Lenin Memorial building was created an absolutely new landscape composition. At the end of the 80-s the boulevard was named the Boulevard of A.A. Plastov, in honor of the famous artist, the Simbirsk region born.


Public garden of I.N. Ulyanov

In 1869 to the city of Simbirsk was appointed Ilya Nikolaevich Ulyanov as an inspector of national schools. By that time in the Simbirsk region was counted 89 more or less well organized primary public schools. For the period of his activity (ant that is 16 years) Ilya Nikolaevish managed to increase number of schools up to 450 (!).


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