Astrakhan City sits on the banks of the Volga River, part of the Caspian Lowlands in the south-eastern part of European Russia. It has a multi-cultural populace that includes representatives from over 140 different nations and nationalities. The city also has a reputation for religious diversity having been called the ‘triangle of Christ, Mohammed and Buddah’ by the famous poet Velimir Khebnikov.
Visitors to this city will enjoy a centrally located hotel in Astrakhan
with views of the Volga and Astrakhan Kremlin from their room. The city is also knows for the Silk Way Rally
which attracts many visitors annually.
Food in Astrakhan
Astrakhan has a number of restaurants to satisfy even the most demanding palate. Choose from Japanese, Chinese or Italian food, or go for local cuisine instead. Guests visiting this part of Russia in the summer are likely to be offered watermelon to quench their thirst. The fruit is a powerful local symbol of hospitality and fertility and there is even a ‘Feast of the Astrakhan watermelon’ which takes place in August and a Russian Museum of Watermelon proving how passionately they are loved by local people.
Dining at the Park Inn by Radisson Astrakhan Hotel
Guests of the Premier Inn Astrakhan can enjoy a delicious dinner at the RBG Bar & Grill. Try the speciality of the house; food cooked on a stone grill including gourmet burgers and other Russian staples. Or if you'd prefer a lighter option, there are Russian salads on the menu to satisfy everyone.