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Sightseeing in Ekaterinburg - what to see. Complete travel guide

Yekaterinburg is a large industrial, scientific and cultural center. This beautiful city attracts travellers by rich historical heritage and truly wide selection of cultural programs. There are 30 museums in Yekaterinburg, several theatres and concert halls. The streets of the city are home to over 600 monuments and the history of each one is unforgettable and miraculous.
Guests of Yekaterinburg can successfully combine sightseeing with visits to various entertainment facilities. Every evening visitors are welcome to attend numerous night clubs, casinos and … Open
One of the main monuments of the city is devoted to its founders – Vasiliy Tatischev and Wilhelm de Gennin. They have offered to give the industrial complex and the fortress surrounding it the name Yekaterinburg. Historical Public Garden is the oldest part of the city. Many years ago the oldest factory of Yekaterinburg was located on that area. Large number of monuments has been installed after World War II. The most famous ones are Soviet Army Square, Regional Officers House and Museum of Ural Military Region History. Besides military exhibits that are kept in the halls of the museum tourists traditionally like the museum’s inner yard. Here you can see the examples of equipment that has been used by the Soviet Army during the years of the war.
Many monuments in Yekaterinburg are connected with unusual and sometimes even comic stories. Their names speak for themselves – the monument of Afonya plumbing specialist, the monument of the Invisible man and the Time Capsule. The monument named “Klava” and devoted to a computer keyboard has been opened in the city not long ago. Among other places of interest we should definitely mention several ancient churches (Saint Catherine Chapel and Svyato-Troistky Cathedral) that were built in 18-19 centuries. In Yekaterinburg you will find numerous exhibitions and museums. Your cultural program will be different and unforgettable every day, and every excursion will bring you only positive and memorable emotions. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Shopping streets of Ekaterinburg
♥   Street ' Prospekt Lenina' Yekaterinburg, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' Kuybysheva Street' Yekaterinburg, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Ekaterinburg from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Narada Findings

From the series “Most curious artifacts of extraterrestrial origin”
At present, more than a thousand microscopic elements are available to scientists. All parts were discovered at the depth of 3 to 12 meters. The skeptics are trying to criticize the version about the extraterrestrial origin of the tiny artifacts. Today you really can not explain how they got on the riverbed. Only one fact is indisputable - man can not produce such elements these days. … Read further

Berezovsky Gold Mine

From the series “Famous spots of gold mines reminding the gold-rush times”
Today, the longest operating gold mine on the planet is accessible to tourists. On the territory of the field, incredibly interesting excursions are held. In the immediate vicinity of the mine is the city of Berezovsky, on the territory of which there are also many interesting monuments dedicated to the history of the development of gold mining. Visitors to an outstanding industrial and historical site will have an opportunity to see the operating mine, the depth of which is more than 500 meters. In addition, a training mine has been specially created for tourists, where everyone can learn the basics of gold mining. … Read further

Sightseeing in Russia: things to see

We should start from describing the most famous places of interest of the capital. Kremlin is the main symbol of the city and an internationally famous attraction. This is a very important historic and architectural landmark, and every building on its territory is a new page in the history of the country. The Red Square is located in front of the eastern wall of the complex. During several centuries the square was a witness to many important historic events. The Red Square was constructed on the site of numerous wooden houses, which made the threat of fire very real and, therefore, their presence was inacceptable near the royal residence. Nowadays, there are many exhibition halls, museums, parks and churches near the Red Square and the Kremlin complex. … Open
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