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  • Krasnoyarsk City Guide                                                                                          

    Every city, as well as a human has its own autobiography, but it is written not for years, but for decades and centuries. Each town of Russia has its secrets and memorials. Krasnoyarsk is one of them.
    Krasnoyarsk - one of the largest cities in Siberia, a million city, the geographical center of Russia. The city is situated on both sides of the Yenisei River, which divides it into two districts - the right bank and the left bank. And of course, guests of Krasnoyarsk will find what to see in both parts of the city.


    The main symbol of Krasnoyarsk is situated on the top of the mountain Karaulnaya. Nearby there is a sightseeing platform, which allow to enjoy a picturesque central part of the city.


    Yenisei River is known around the world as a natural attraction of the city. The biggest river in Russia and the seventh in the world, the Yenisei affects its strength many visitors. In the central part of the city guests can pleasantly walk along the left bank of the Yenisei River on a well-equipped quay, stretching from the Park of Culture to "Strelka" –a place where the small river Kacha enters into Yenisey.


    The complex of buildings and sculptures at the confluence of the Yenisei and Kacha Rivers (District of Mira Square) forms a common historical and cultural complex “Krasnoyarsk Strelka”. Some of the most famous attractions: Great Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic, the pedestrian bridge across the Yenisei River, Arch "Gateway to the city of Krasnoyarsk," Monument of founder of Krasnoyarsk Andrew Dubensky and others.


    Krasnoyarsk «Stolby» is a wonderful piece of nature in the heart of Siberia, it’s situated on the right bank of the Yenisei River on the outskirts of the city of Krasnoyarsk. Basic attraction of the reservation "Stolby" are big rocks of bizarre forms, many of which have their own names. Walking along paths of the reservation is a popular way of having a rest among the citizens of Krasnoyarsk and city visitors.


    Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric station dam is located on the Yenisei River, 40 km from Krasnoyarsk near a satellite-town Divnogorsk. Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric station is the second most powerful hydroelectric power construction in Russia and is among the ten largest waterworks of the world. There are beautiful sights of the power station in the summer during periodic free water discharges.


    This is a unique place, situated in the heart of the city. During the summer on the island there are running and bike paths, a beach, fitness and children's camps, a bike and roller-skates rental, sports grounds. In the winter the island "Tatyshev" turns into a large ice rink, where everyone can take skates for hire or ride on his own. In addition, "Tatyshev" is a favorite destination for all Krasnoyarsk citizens and guests to walk all year round.


      One of the largest zoos in Russia. It was founded in August 15, 2000. The park is located on the bank of the Yenisei River, near the famous Krasnoyarsk "Stolby". Here you can enjoy a unique collection of different species of animals, birds and mammals. The park has a variety of children's playgrounds with swings, sandboxes, fabulous figures of animals and birds. Wherever zoo visitor sat in front of him picturesque views of the Yenisei River and the mountains will always be opened.