Many small and medium-sized cities in Russia have a rich history and a valuable historical and cultural heritage that allows them to develop as tourism centers. An example is the city of Kozmodemyansk. Kozmodemyansk is one of the oldest cities in the country. Now this small town is a combination of historical and architectural monuments and traditional buildings of the XIX-XX centuries.
Kozmodemyansk is a small cozy town located in a picturesque place on the high right bank of the Volga in the Republic of Mari El. The nearest railway station is in the city of Cheboksary, 80 km from Kozmodemyansk. The M-7 federal highway passes 40 km from the city. The federal highway "Vyatka" is 90 km away. Nizhny Novgorod is 240 km away, Kazan is 250 km away. Highways connect Kozmodemyansk with all the above cities. The city is virtually divided into "upper" new and "lower" historical parts.
The development of tourism is facilitated by the excellent landscape views of the city and its environs. The attention of tourists is attracted by historical buildings, preserved from the second half of the 19th century.
Today Kozmodemyansk is a unique city-monument, one of the few in the Volga region. Its architectural sights are of all-Russian value. There are more than 160 monuments of federal, republican and local significance in the city.
Natural and urban-planning landscapes create many comfortable and cozy places to relax and leisure travelers. An important fact is the absence of harmful industrial industries - as a result, a favorable ecology. The geographical position of Kozmodemyansk is favorable so that it becomes an important center of tourist and cultural life.