In the Russian region of Siberia, near the border with Kazakhstan, is located the third most populous city in Russia, Novosibirsk. This is the cultural, industrial and financial center of the Siberian region, and as such, it has very interesting places to visit. So if you have thought travel to the city of Novosibirsk, we share some unmissable destinations.
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Places to visit in the city of Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk is a city with a continental climate of very cold winters and very mild summers. But even in the coldest seasons of the year, the city is very active and there is always something to do, as it is an important cultural center. Here, some places you can visit.
It is the largest theater in Russia with 1.762 seats in the main hall. Popularly it is known as "The Coliseum of Siberia", so you can get an idea of how awesome it is. But we help you imagine it, the building consists of a total of 11.837,8 square meters, with 60 meters in height. It is home of the famous Russian ballet and the best thing is that the tickets for the shows are quite accessible.
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
This Orthodox cathedral of neo-Byzantine style is one of the oldest buildings in the city, and was originally built in stone between 1896 and 1899. But it was not until 1915 that it acquired the title of cathedral. It is a building of brick walls and its great golden dome.
Trans-Siberian train station
It is the largest of the Trans-Siberian route, so it is a must. It can be admired for its enormous size and beauty, but at the same time it keeps part of Russian history inside.
The Lenin Square is located in the center of the city, and is a key point to start the tours of the city of Novosibirsk. On one of its sides is the Opera House. Historically, this square marks the geographical center of the former Soviet Union in the south. Near the square, there are the most significant buildings in the city and it has many bars and restaurants where you can have a drink.
Museum of History and Local Nature
This museum presents the history of the city and the whole region of Siberia, so it is opportune to visit it to be aware. The museum is divided into three buildings and operates from 1920. The museum's collection consists of more than 200 pieces of archeology, history and nature of the Siberian region, and its geography.
Botanical Garden of Central Siberia
It is a beautiful place to relax, with 1000 hectares to cover. It was created in 1946 for the conservation and study of the fauna and flora of the Siberian region.
It is popularly called the Obi Sea, since it is formed with water from Obi River. The waters cover a surface of 1.082 square kilometers and usually freeze completely during the winter
Dear Russian Lover! Go ahead to travel to Russia and discover its majestic cities.