Yekaterinburg is a beautiful city full of attractions. You will be able to examine them all if you are lucky with the weather, and in case the forecast of sun and heat is not expected, rent a car and explore the area with comfort. If you like visiting museums in different cities, having arrived in Yekaterinburg, go to the Literary Quarter - the area where the whole collection of museums is located. It will also be interesting to visit the Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, the regional museum of local lore. If you like to contemplate nature, you can have a good time on Plotinka. Those who like to inspect religious buildings will enjoy spending time in the Church on Blood and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Children will be interested in spending time at the puppet museum, circus or zoo. At the end of his journey,
Koltsovo International Airport ( Koltsovo International, Airport then ) - download scheme
IATA code: SVX
Location: 16 km from Yekaterinburg
Official website: http://www.koltsovo.ru/
Information: 8 (800) 100-03-33
The following companies provide a car rental service at Yekaterinburg Airport: Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Sixt. Car rental desks are located in the arrivals hall. There are 6 parking areas near the airport, including free parking.
St. Tolmacheva, 34 http://hram-na-krovi.cerkov.ru/
One of the most visited attractions of the city is the Temple on Blood, where the royal family was shot. It consists of two levels. The upper one symbolizes an inextinguishable lamp, lit in memory of dramatic events, the lower one - the basement of the Ipatiev house, where the execution took place. A monument to the imperial family was erected near the temple. The place is never empty: guests of honor are brought here for excursions, and on other days they organize Orthodox fairs. In addition, it is from here that the processions begin. If you have the opportunity, rent a car and be sure to visit the temple on a winter evening. During this period, the architecture of the building plays with new colors, and the attraction looks charming.
St. Voevodina, 5 http://www.emii.ru/
The following excursion themes are presented in the Museum of Fine Arts of Yekaterinburg: Ural art casting of the 19th-20th centuries, Russian painting of the 18th - early 20th centuries, Stone-cutting and jewelry art of the Urals, Western European art of the 14th-19th centuries. If you do not want to limit yourself to several rooms, you can take a sightseeing tour of all the rooms. By the way, for children there is an exciting program - an interactive tour.
Lenin Ave., 49 http://www.bater.ru/
In the heart of the city is a butterfly park - a place where beauty and harmony reign. During the tour you will be introduced to the exposition of rare insects from all over the planet and various types of butterflies. With your own eyes you can see how these beautiful creatures are born. In the park you can also watch the life of turtles, imperial scorpions, tarantulas, iguanas. Interestingly, here you can even arrange a romantic date, arrange a birthday or hold a wedding ceremony.
St. Malysheva, 51 http://www.visotsky-e.ru/
Take the rental car to the Vysotsky skyscraper. Having risen to the top floor, Yekaterinburg will be at your fingertips. From a height of 186 meters, visibility is simply phenomenal - 25 kilometers. During the tour, you will be given an audio guide. Listening to interesting facts from the history of the city, you can see it from a bird's eye view. Here you can arrange a romantic date (in this case there are booths where you can drink a glass of champagne), arrange a wedding photo session or make an offer of a hand and heart.
Lenin Ave., 50, building Zh
Looking for an interesting place to spend time with children? Go to the Galileo Wonderland Park. Here you and your child will be able to become part of another reality. Scientists, physicists, magicians made a lot of efforts so that any generation here would be fascinating. Guests will have the opportunity to shout down the roar of an accelerating airplane, wander through a mirror maze, and observe various natural phenomena. At any moment of your adventure, light can change into darkness, floor and ceiling can change places.
Just a few kilometers from the city is an amazing attraction - Shartashsky stone tents. These rocky ledges formed as a result of the weathering of granite rocks about 300 million years ago. Archaeologists here and there find traces of ancient people. During the excavations, jewelry, weapons, household items, traces of metal processing were discovered. When viewing an ancient landmark, it is impossible not to notice the rounded notch on the stone. It was here that sacrifices were held. Disputes about the origin and purpose of the “tents” are still ongoing. Arriving in Yekaterinburg, be sure to visit the amazing creation and experience the powerful energy that comes from this place.
Bazhukovo, st. Station, 1 http://olen.ur.ru/
Rent a car and go on an exciting journey to the “Deer Streams” park. The main attractions of the area are the sculpture of the Angel of Unified Hope, the Rock “Frog”, the Cave of Friendship, the Sanctuary of Perun, the Cave “Parking of an Ancient Man”. Romantic place - Kissing rocks. For tourists, a range of services is offered: houses for living, bathhouse, parking. It regularly hosts excursion programs in all caves, valleys, mines. So, you can not only have a great time enjoying the tranquility and beauty of nature, but also find out the origin and interesting facts about various natural objects.
If you want to be in the city with the largest concentration of architectural monuments and in one fell swoop to explore everything and even more, go to Verkhoturye. It is considered the center of Orthodoxy in the Urals, therefore it is often called the “city of temples”. The Kremlin with the Trinity Cathedral, Pokrovsky and Nikolaevsky Monastery deserves the attention of tourists. Sights belong to the period of the XVII-XX centuries. Therefore, they have not only great religious, but also historical significance for the region and country.
Perhaps the most mystical creation of nature in the vicinity of the city is “Devil's Hillfort”. It appeared for mysterious reasons in a pine forest near the village of Iset. After seeing the attraction from below, using a specially equipped staircase, you can climb to the top, from which you can see a picturesque panorama of lakes, forests, rivers. If you are climbing and have all the equipment with you, then spending time here will be extremely exciting. An interesting fact: traces of human life were discovered in this area. Archaeologists managed to find pieces of sheet copper, pottery, copper charms, charms.
Having rented a car, go to the city of Nevyansk to see a smaller version of the Leaning Tower of Pisa - the Nevyansk inclined tower. It was built in the middle of the XVIII century and is considered a symbol of the city. When traveling around Yekaterinburg, be sure to visit the Transfiguration Cathedral, which is located on the main square of the city and the Museum “House of the Nevyansk Icon”, which presents more than 300 unique exhibits. Also, the attention of tourists deserves the house of the merchant Dozhdyova, which is a standard of architecture. At the end of a pleasant trip, try local dishes in one of the city's restaurants.
St. Malysheva, 74 http://www.shoko-coffee.ru/en
For delicious desserts or for a light snack, head to the Shoko coffee shop. The establishment is popular due to the original interior and delicious dishes. Huge selection of desserts, cakes, pastries. Everything, whatever sweet and tasty you wish, is here in the menu for sure you will find. In addition, you can order handmade chocolates as a gift for loved ones. Fascinating master classes are regularly held for children in the institution.
St. Roses Luxembourg, 49 | Hotel Onegin http://onegin-rest.com/
For a business lunch or banquet, the Onegin restaurant is suitable. In the hall "Lyceum", "Rotondo" or the VIP hall, you and your guests can comfortably accommodate. Here you can enjoy a vegetarian menu, try dishes of European and Russian cuisine, as well as taste the latest from the chef. The refined interior, made in the classical style and the cozy atmosphere, inspire thoughts of a charming Pushkin time.
St. Tolmacheva, 23 http://rest-pashtet.ru/
Leave your rental car in the parking lot and head out for a delicious lunch at Pate Restaurant. The guests of the establishment will like the fire cutlets, hearty borsch, a rabbit using the su-look technique, pastes for every taste. Institution hit - bird cherry cake. The main menu is updated when the season changes. For younger visitors a children's menu has been developed. On weekends at Paste, sweet master classes from the pastry chef are held. The action will appeal to adults and children. Once a month, fascinating events for children are held at the institution. Follow the news, perhaps, having arrived in Yekaterinburg, you will be able to have fun here.
St. March 8, 8B http://ratskeller.ru/
For a pleasant evening pastime, RatsKeller Brasserie is perfect. This is the place where everything is organized according to tradition: attentive staff, cold beer for every taste, simple food and large portions. Oktoberfest seems to be going on all year round at RatsKeller. While adults are tasting seasonal novelties, the younger generation can choose hearty dishes from the children's menu. Here everyone will find something special for himself.
St. East, 64 http://www.sorriso-ekb.ru/
Sorriso Osteria Bar is an Italian restaurant in Yekaterinburg, where you will appreciate the wide menu and organically selected wine list. It is worth trying ravioli, pasta, desserts. You will certainly fall in love with this place. An authentic Italian atmosphere reigns here. The staff of the institution tries to please every client, taking into account any wishes and requests. In the evenings there is an interesting offer: pay for drinks, and snacks are offered as a bonus.
Ave. , 9A 8 (343) 310-01-01 http://www.hilton.ru/hotels/doubletree-by-hilton-ekaterinburg/ double room - from € 91
If you plan to rent a car and are looking for a comfortable hotel with all the amenities, including parking, opt for DoubleTree by Hilton. It is located in the city center, so it will be convenient for you to get where you planned. In walking distance is the Museum of the History of Yekaterinburg, the embankment of the Iset River, a popular holiday destination “Plotinka”. The hotel offers a fitness center for sports and a restaurant where you can not only have a delicious breakfast, but also celebrate an important event.
Ave. , 40 8 (343) 378-34-34 http://www.avenuehotel.ru/ru double room - from € 75
The advantage of the Grand Avenue Hotel is its favorable location and a full range of business services. Nearby are large exhibition, business and shopping centers, foreign embassies, cinemas and theaters. At your disposal will be 3 modernly equipped conference rooms for up to 100 people, comfortable single and double rooms of various classes, a beauty salon, a massage room and a sauna. Qualified staff will help organize a buffet or coffee break.
St. Engels, 7
8 (343) 253-53-83
double room - from € 91
At Novotel you will have at your disposal a fitness center, room-service, conference rooms, massage services, and a Turkish bath. The hotel has green areas and playgrounds. The restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes. The well-designed menu has drinks, and dishes for any meal and occasion. In addition, the hotel has a banquet hall with a capacity of 90 people, where you can celebrate any celebration.
Siberian tract, 9th km 90
8 (343) 205-80-33 http://paleroyal.ru/ double room - from € 128
If you want to combine sightseeing with outdoor recreation, opt for the Palais Royal Hotel. You will appreciate the high quality service and impeccable comfort. It offers tourists comfortable rooms with an exclusive design, a restaurant with European and Russian cuisine, a conference room for various events. It will be possible to spend a pleasant evening in the steam room or in wellness procedures. It will be convenient to leave a rental car in free parking.
St. Malysheva, 51
8 (343) 378-46-46 http://www.visotsky-e.ru/otel/ob-otele.html double room - from € 107
Hotel "Vysotsky" is located on the upper floors of the northernmost skyscraper "Vysotsky". He is rightfully considered the highest. The classic-style rooms are organically complemented by Art Deco elements. The highlight of the hotel is the panoramic windows, looking through which you can see the surroundings of the city. In the evening, you can relax in the spa or go to the entertainment part of the Business Center with various bars and nightclubs.
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