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Culture of Ekaterinburg. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Suburb Yekaterinburg is a city with rich cultural heritage. Here tourists will find lots of surprises and interesting excursions. Visitors should not forget to visit the most important architectural monuments of the city, one of which is a famous estate of Rastorguev - Kharitonov. This is a beautiful palace and park complex that was built in the 18th century. Today visitors can hear a lot of beliefs and legends connected with the estate. It is believed that the territory of the palace hides an extensive system of caves, but no one has found a secret entrance to it. The manor is surrounded by a large park zone. Once the excursion is over, all visitors are invited to make a walk.
Yekaterinburg is filled with first-class shopping centers. Park House trading center offers its visitors a huge number of shops and entertainments. You'll find lots of popular clothing and … Open
Sevastyanov house is a sight included in the federal heritage list. The house was built in the beginning of the 19th century and belonged to a noble merchant. This is a unique architectural construction made in Gothic-Moorish style. Once can endlessly admire the beauty of the old mansion with its tall windows and carved arches. Yekaterinburg is also home to a huge number of monuments and memorials. Some of them are devoted to important historical events, and some are quite original and even comic.
A monument of war, which is installed on Lunacharsky Street, is made in the memory of the victims who fell during World War II. The eternal flame also recalls the memories of people killed during the war. Every year the historical memorial is attended by hundreds of people from different countries. Speaking of unusual sights, we simply cannot fail to mention the monument devoted to computer keyboard. The monument is an exact copy of the device made in the scale of 30:1. Keys of the unusual sculpture are made of plaster and weight of each of them is about 80 kg. The original monument, the opening of which took place in 2005, has immediately won love of townspeople and visitors who use the 86 keys of the keyboard as benches. Copyright
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 … Open
Yekaterinburg is home to many museums, the most famous of which is Museum of History of Architecture and Industrial Machinery of Ural. The museum is located in the territory of the former industrial area. The first factory on the sight was opened yet in 1723. Visitors are welcome to walk through ancient guilds, look into the factory’s office and learn a lot about the industrial past of the city. An excursion to Railway Museum will be no less interesting. Visitors will see several interesting bronze sculptures next to the beautiful old station building. These sculptures are also important exhibits. Uralexpocenter is also the location of interesting cultural events. All fans of art will get many exciting memories after they visit this exhibition facility.
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Narada Findings

From the series “Most Curious Artifacts of Extraterrestrial Origin”
The size of the metal artifacts are also amazing and form no more than 3 millimeters, and the size of some specimens is a thousand times smaller. The tiny spring and the other parts are made of tungsten and molybdenum. Even in modern technological conditions, people can not do something like that. The other researches on Narada river have brought to the discovery of other similar elements. Some specimens can only be photographed under the microscope. … Read further

Keyboard Monument

From the series “The Most Unusual Statues and Monuments”
On the green lawn were placed the huge concrete pots, whose weight is from 100 to 500 kg. The length of the sculpture forms 16 meters, and the width - 4 meters. The surface of the giant keys contain the relief signs of the alphabet and the other functional symbols, which are the same as on the usual keyboard. The monument has many symbolic meanings. Many people unite with the industrial 'Steingarten'. The others see the beginning of the computer era. … Read further
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New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Ekaterinburg

Culture guide to Ekaterinburg. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Ekaterinburg: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Ekaterinburg. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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