Add to favorite
 

russian visa
    Sverdlovsk Region

Today, the Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg) Oblast is primarily known both as a center of heavy industry and steel-making, and as a place proud of its wonderful, historical and often unique architecture which can be attractive for your eyes and interesting to compare.

Yekaterinburgs major industries include ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, chemicals, timber, and pulp and paper. The city has long been an important trading center for goods coming from Siberia, Central Asia and Europe. The region also has a reputation as a center of higher education and research.

Yekaterinburg is situated on the very border separating two great continents: Europe and Asia. The Urals may be a draw for geologists (fascinated by the mineral-rich Urals) and the city itself is a big attraction for curious tourists who come for the Communist-era mystery and history, and find the city surprisingly rich in pre-Soviet churches and other architecture of an earlier era.

Hunting has always been very popular in Russia. Here, you have great opportunities to hunt, as Yekaterinburg is surrounded by forests full of different animals and birds. The city is also associated with a famous political figure of the present-day Russian politics, Boris Yeltsin, who was born in the village of Butka not far from Yekaterinburg.

Tags: Russian tourism Russian regions Sverdlovsk Region Russian history the Urals Region 


Region:


City:






Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map

TAGS:
St. Petersburg  Russian business  Kaliningrad  Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts  Valentin Yudashkin  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian journalists  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  ski tourist route   Unusual Monuments  Petersburg Monuments  Promsvyazbank   Dmitrovsk Alps  Moscow Kremlin   travel to Russia  "Garage" Museum of Contemporary Art  Primorsky Territory  Yekaterinburg  Samara  Russian Avant-Garde  Guinness Record   Pyotr Mamonov  VTB  business  Islamic Art  Russian banks  Ishim  Russian Navigation  Red Square  Soyuzmultfilm Studio  Optics Museum  Omsk region  Russian tourism  North Caucasus  Evgeny Mironov  Russian regions  Spring-Summer 2013  Monuments  Moscow  Historical Exhibitions  Festivals in Moscow  aircraft  Russian Cinema  Auctions  international cooperation  Unusual Finds  Alexey Navalny  Moscow stories  All Events  Vologda region 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites