The famous snow and ice sculpture festival in Novosibirsk

The famous snow and ice sculpture festival in Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is a charming city in Siberia, Russia, being really beautiful in winter. The snow falls there for the first time usually in the middle of November and then is getting colder and colder until February. The lowest temperatures in Novosibirsk are between the end of the year and February with an average temperature of -20 Celsius degrees, sometimes even -30 or -40 Celsius degrees. These temperatures mean that the city is covered in snow for a long time, sometimes even until the begin... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk

Tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is the capital of the district with the same name located in the south-western Russia and is the third largest city in the country. Even if the population currently stands at 1.4 million, its past is not nearly as impressive, the town being established in 1893. At first it was named in honor of St. Nicholas Novonikolayevsk and Tsar then, Nicholas II, and later received the name as it bears today. We present you a brief tourist guide to the city of Novosibirsk. Despite its shor... [ read more ]

An Artistic Pursuit in Russia

An Artistic Pursuit in Russia

Saint Petersburg and Moscow are almost noted immediately but Novosibirsk being the third populous city may be a new name to you. Some recommended sights if you want to see the state theatres, you could check out the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. Nicknamed, ‘Siberian Coliseum’, this is the largest yet one of the most important theatre. It is also a special architectural masterpiece. Some debated that Bolshoi Theatre is the best. But this Opera and Ballet theatre of ... [ read more ]