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Krasnoyarsk, Russia

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About Krasnoyarsk

About Krasnoyarsk

While traveling across Russia, don't forget to stop at Krasnoyarsk which is an important junction of the Trans-Siberian Railway by the Yenisey River. Formerly mainly known as one of the largest producers of aluminum because of its giant aluminum plant, nowadays Krasnoyarsk is way more than a grey industrial monster.

Situated in between the swamps and mountains of Siberia, the city is the center of the Krasnoyarsk region. By the way, another perk of this snowy Siberian area is the opportunity to enjoy winter sports, thus it is no surprise, that Krasnoyarsk has its own Biathlon Academy Sports Center.

Reasons to Travel to Krasnoyarsk

A great place to unite with untouched Siberian nature is the beautiful Stolby Nature Reserve with volcanic rock formations and the Roev Ruchey Zoo where you can encounter over 300 animal species. Did you know that this city is also full of fountains?

There are over 140 fountains in different shapes and sizes, yet one of the most popular ones to visit during your Krasnoyarsk sightseeing tour is the one on Theater Square which creates a lively show of water, color, and music. You can also spot some flower monuments across the city during the summertime, some of which can be up to 5 m (16 ft)!

Make sure to also add a stroll around the city center to your Krasnoyarsk itinerary and experience the renowned hospitality of the local people while tasting traditional foods in one of many cafes and restaurants in the area.

Boasting a magnificent location along the Yenisey River and surrounded by mountains, Krasnoyarsk might be a wonderful short break from your long Trans-Siberian train ride or simply another unexplored gem on your route when you least expect to find one. Grab your sleights and start planning as Krasnoyarsk awaits!

Best Things to Do in Krasnoyarsk

  • Witness the scenic panoramas of the Yenisey River
  • Discover the charms of the Stolby National Park, Russia's most visited national park
  • Enjoy delicious Siberian cuisine
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