Saratov embankment is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the city. Quay Astronauts-so officially called street is not only a proper promenade. There is River Saratov railway station and the Marina. In the past few years in Russia became popular cruises in Saratov every day stop on several cruise ships and hundreds of tourists go ashore to explore the city and its attractions. But the beginning of the tourist route is.
Even 150 years ago in the city of Saratov was not waterfront-at this place were the only pier for cargo ships. Saratov has always been a city of merchants and trading centre of the Volga region. Before the revolution, the city could not find funds for construction of the embankment, although its construction has been raised repeatedly.
The first project for the construction of waterfront appeared in the early 20 's. But the construction began only after the war. Commencement of construction can be considered the year 1947 when in Saratov on the top line of the future waterfront began to build houses. Then there were the first wooden descents to the Volga. Complete the same embankment appeared only in the late 50-ies. In the year 1962 the waterfront Promenade-name astronauts.
The embankment was gradually-appeared monuments, Rotunda, the monument in love. At the beginning of the promenade was a monument to Yuri Gagarin.
In 90-e naberezhnaja began to decline. With the beginning of the 2000 's the city remembered the waterfront and began to lead her. But in the past few years, the quay was extended and continued. The new site still not completed yet is only a stub, but graffiti on the walls now determine the direction of the reconstruction-new plot can be more modern, though. …