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Volzhskaya Hydroelectric Power Station

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The largest power plant in the world - in 1963 anyway!

We took a small bus to Volzhsky, across the Volga river to see a friend of a friend. This Hydro... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
RoddyPayne
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Johannesburg, South Africa
impressive

coming from Volzhsk in back to Vol go grad you pass the road on the dam it is quite a distance and... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2016
382michalg
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Jun 30, 2018
“The largest power plant in the world - in 1963 anyway!”
Jun 6, 2016
“impressive”
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prosp. Lenina, 1a, Volzhsky, Russia
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

We took a small bus to Volzhsky, across the Volga river to see a friend of a friend. This Hydro electric power project was the largest power plant in the world when it opened in 1963 and took around 7 years to build. It must...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

coming from Volzhsk in back to Vol go grad you pass the road on the dam it is quite a distance and you see the water on both sides but different level. much different not sure if you can really visit the attraction you can...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

This is an impressive structure and in fact the whole reason while the town Volzhsky even exists. However there is really not much more to do than drive over the long dam bridge. Not really an attraction in itself though if in the region you...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2012

You can get there quite cheap - take a bus to Volzhskiy , you will see which stop you need - it's called "gateways". But this facility is guarded by armed security guards and no photoes allowed - sad but true.

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