Balakovo is located in southwest Russia, in Saratov Oblast, and is part of the Saratov administration. The fact that city is situated on the west bank of the Volga River increases its strategic location. The city was established as a small agricultural town. It’s development accelerated with the hydroelectric power plant that was established in the region. Important substances such as sulfuric acid, super phosphate, and carbon bisulfide are produced throughout the city.
Balakovo has a continental climate and experiences long, cold winters. Summers in the city center are quiet humid and there is regular rainfall throughout the year.
Every year a volleyball tournament is held in the city center and it has created quiet the buzz. After this tournament many Balakovo national athletes are sent to various countries to represent Balakovo. The city center has a very vibrant nightlife, with people from many different countries hanging out together at the same nightclubs. The fact that Russians consider vodka the most important drink is a big contributor to this exciting nightlife. You can find regional dishes and homemade vodkas in almost every Balakovo establishment.
Restaurants feature European, Armenian, Italian, Japanese delicacies, and unique dishes. When it comes to shopping there are some remarkable products in Balakovo, as well as international brands.
The quickest way the reach Balakovo city center is by taking a taxi, which is 19 km from Balakovo Airport. Let's remind you, there are also places where you can rent a car from at the airport. To reach the city center from Balakovo Airport, it takes a maximum of 40 minutes.
From outside Balakovo Airport arrivals terminal, there are many taxi stands. It is very easy to reach Balakovo city center by using the airport taxis that provide comfortable and reliable transportation services 24/7. By using the airport taxi to the city center of Balakovo, you can reach Balakovo city center in no more than 25 minutes.
Although Balakovo Airport is a regional and small airport, there are car rental companies at the airport. You can save time by renting a car for transportation to Balakovo city center. It is possible to reach the city center with the car you rent from Balakovo Airport in 20 minutes.Last Updated: 18 Sep 2017
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