Shopping and accommodation in Omsk

Shopping and accommodation in Omsk

The predominant climate of this region is dry and continental, the weather changing quite often. The hottest month of the year is July and the coldest month is February. During the seasons of spring and autumn, rainfall is more frequent, so do not forget to put an umbrella into your luggage to protect yourself of the rain. During the warm season rains very rarely in Omsk and the temperatures are very high, during the cold season it is very cold, with heavy snows and freezes often. If you ... [ read more ]

Traditions and important events in the city of Omsk

Traditions and important events in the city of Omsk

The official language that is spoken in the city of Omsk is the Russian. However, in the city of Omsk you will meet many locals that speak German and Ukrainian. In the hotels, shops and restaurants employees know very well English. In Omsk more than three quarters of the residents are Russians, the population of the city being over one million. In the city you can also find people of Kazakh, Ukrainian or German ethnicity. The most prevalent religion in the city is the Orthodox faith. Many... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Omsk

Tourist guide to Omsk

In south-western Siberia, at about 2,300 kilometers from the capital of Russia, on the outskirts of the Om River and at about 90 meters altitude above sea level lies the second largest city in the eastern part of the Ural Mountains and the seventh largest city in all Russia. Omsk has been and is still a major city in Russia, during the Russian Civil War, it was even the capital of the Bolshevik state for a short period of two years, beginning in 1918. In the past, this was also an importa... [ read more ]