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Reasons to travel to Ekaterinburg

Resting in the Ural region, Ekaterinburg is a thriving city where East meets West. Founded in 1723 by Czar Peter I, the city has grown to become an industrial powerhouse as one of the most important cultural and economic cities in Russia. Together with other Permian towns, Ekaterinburg became a key-city to endless and rich Siberia, "a window overlooking Asia" like Saint-Petersburg was Russia's "window overlooking Europe". For this reason, a great point of a Ekaterinburg tour is a visit to the famous Europe Asia Monument, marking the point where two continents meet.

From the end of the 19th and the early 20th century, Ekaterinburg was one of the centers of the revolutionary movement in the Urals. Today Ekaterinburg is a vibrant city full of towering skyscrapers, breathtaking churches and pristine remnants of the Soviet Union. Moreover, Ekaterinburg (also often spelled Yekaterinburg) is a large junction of seven railway routes. Travelers will find beauty instantly upon arriving in the city's main train station. With grand white columns and a beautiful shade of lime-green, it represents the divine era of Russia's Imperial past. From the station, which is actually a stop on the grand Trans-Siberian railway route, the city only gets better.

One of the most important places to put on your Ekaterinburg itinerary is the Church of the Blood which was built on the place of the Ipatiev House where former Russian emperor Nicholas II and his family were shot in July 1918. Not only is this church a towering testament to Russia's architecture, it is also a historic site. The city was one of the places where the Russian royal family was sent to exile during the Russian Revolution and where they spent their last days. The memorial complex of Ganina Yama, set not far from the city, is also another place to visit and put on your Ekaterinburg travel plans.

For those looking to dive into Russia's culture and history, there are many world-class museums that cater to every taste. For entertainment, the local circus and various ballet and opera theaters are sure to please.

Best Things to Do in Ekaterinburg

  • Visit the Church of the Blood, an important historic site of the city
  • Stand on the place connecting two continents, the Europe Asia Border Obelisk
  • Spend time in the Ganina Yama, a memorial complex in honor of the Russian Tsars

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9 days4 cities
Russia1 country
Saint PetersburgTobolskEkaterinburgMoscow

COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Traverse the main sights connected with the Russian October Revolution of 1917, see Lenin's secret apartment and hideaways, the Smolny Bolshevik headquarters and places holding the secrets of the exile of the Russian royal family

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Trans-Siberian

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Small group rail tour
Nearest Date: May 24, 2019
14 days5 cities
RussiaMongolia2 countries
MoscowEkaterinburgListvyanka VillageIrkutskUlan Bator

COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Ideal program for travelers who want to explore authentic Trans-Siberian. Travel in comfort on board your private train car, with professional dedicated tour director and expert service.

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$6,298
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Small group rail tour
Nearest Date: May 22, 2019
16 days7 cities
Russia1 country
MoscowEkaterinburgListvyanka VillageIrkutskUlan-UdeKhabarovskVladivostok

COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Set off on a 16-day journey to remember on a private train car and cross the vast expanses of Russia from Moscow to Vladivostok. Explore Trans-Siberian gems and take in the beauty of authentic Russia.

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$5,929
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Private rail tour
17 days6 cities
RussiaMongolia2 countries
MoscowKazanEkaterinburgListvyanka VillageIrkutskUlan Bator

COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Start your adventure in Moscow, visit the city of Kazan and Ekaterinburg, set right on the border of Europe and Asia while passing through the mighty Ural Mountains. Then absorb the beauty of Lake Baikal and The Great Steppe, before reaching Ulan Bator.

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Private rail tour
23 days8 cities
RussiaMongoliaChina3 countries
Saint PetersburgMoscowKazanEkaterinburgListvyanka VillageIrkutskUlan BatorBeijing

COMPLIMENTARY VISAS An extended journey from Russia to China starting in one of the most beautiful places on Earth - the Venice of the North, St. Petersburg.

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$7,368
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367 Reviews
Private rail tour
14 days5 cities
RussiaMongolia2 countries
MoscowEkaterinburgListvyanka VillageIrkutskUlan Bator

Set off on a saturated two-week ride along the world's longest railway. Start your journey in the heart of Russia, unsurpassed Moscow, travel via Ekaterinburg, pass dense Siberian forests and gorgeous Lake Baikal, ending your trip in East Asia with a spicy Mongolian exploration.

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$4,196
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4.82
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Private rail tour
20 days10 cities
Russia1 country
MoscowNizhny NovgorodPermEkaterinburgNovosibirskKrasnoyarskListvyanka VillageUlan-UdeKhabarovskVladivostok

COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Explore Russia's vastness with the Epic Trans-Siberian Expedition - if you want to see all of Russia this program is built for you.

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