Top attractions in the city of Yekaterinburg

Top attractions in the city of Yekaterinburg

The city of Yekaterinburg can be considered the hearth of the Ural from cultural and industrial point of view as well. Close to the border separating Europe and Asia, the city today is an important pilgrimage place for fans of the Russian tsars. Yekaterinburg is the 4th largest city of Russia after of Moscow, Sankt Petersburg and Novosibirsk. It is the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk, the capital city of the Ural and lies at the bank of the Iszety River. The town was founded in 17... [ read more ]

Sights of Ekaterinburg (Yekaterinburg)

Sights of Ekaterinburg (Yekaterinburg)

Yakov Sverdlov is a prominent Bolshevik and also an inspiring orator. At one point in history, he was the assumed successor to Lenin. In the city of Ekaterinburg, you can see his statue that has been erected on the boulevard just across from the Opera House. The region is still referred to as Sverdlovskaya Oblast and its railway station is still Sverdlovsk and not Ekaterinburg, for during the Soviet era, this region was named Sverdlovsk after Yakov Sverdlov. Jewish Community Center 'Synagog... [ read more ]

Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg is sort of like a border between Asia and Europe. So only a few kilometers west from Yekaterinburg is the Ural mountains. You can get there via two possible low cost airlines called Avianova or SkyExpress. You will realize that this city is known as the place where the Romanov family was killed in 1918. It is also the birth place of Boris Yeltzin. Some fascinating sights includes the newly built churches that is dedicated to the Romanovs. You can also try the best Italian dishes ... [ read more ]