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Nikolay Chernishevsky Review

Nikolay Chernishevsky
Nikolay Chernishevsky
Nikolay Chernishevsky
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Passengers 254
Passenger to Crew 254:1
Launched 1981
Shore Excursions 0
Wendy Gore
Cruise Critic Contributor

Nikolay Chernishevsky Overview

Nikolay Chernishevsky -- part of Vodohod’s river cruise boat fleet -- is a four-deck vessel that has been specifically designed to sail along European waterways. Named after a famous Russian democrat and philosopher, Nikolay Chernishevsky was built in Germany in 1981 and underwent a full refurbishment in 2012 to upgrade and modernize its onboard facilities.

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Nikolay Chernishevsky features all outside cabins with en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. The ship can hold up to 254 passengers and has two restaurants -- one of which is also a bar – as well as a solarium, sauna, coffee bar and piano bar.

Onboard entertainment includes live performances of Russian folk music and classical music, as well as activities designed to introduce passengers to Russian culture and history, like lessons in Russian singing, dancing and nesting doll painting. For a characteristic taste of Russia, passengers can also experience a Russian tea ceremony and vodka tasting.

Nikolay Chernishevsky cruises along Russian waterways, such as the Volga River and Moscow canals. Shore excursions usually involve walking tours to see sights like architectural landmarks, cathedrals and museums.

The two restaurants onboard Nikolay Chernishevsky offer European cuisine, combined with elements of Russian fare. Breakfast is a buffet meal, while lunch is a hearty affair that usually offers a traditional Russian soup, considered an essential staple on most local lunch menus. Dinners are often something of an event -- showcasing the food and colorful garb of various Russian regions.

Vodohod Nikolay Chernishevsky Member Reviews

Nikolay Chernishevsky
Sail Date: Aug 2018
This ship was renovated end of 2017 and beginning 2018. Our cabin all new carpets, bedding, new bathroom, no chipped furniture anywhere. I was worried after previous reviews. Our cost was half the fare on other...Read More
Nikolay Chernishevsky
Sail Date: Aug 2016
it was a wonderful experience and i would recommend the Vodohod cruise line to any one. the beds are narrow. i was travelling as a solo - so one bed for sleeping and one for putting stuff on. the referigerator in...Read More

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