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About Ekaterinburg. Yekaterinburg suburbs. Sverdlovsk.

YEKATERINBURG (EKATERINBURG)

YEKATERINBURG. CITY SUBURBS


There are many outstanding historical monuments in the area.
We suggest that you take a one-day tour to Verkhoturje - truly amazing village not far from Yekaterinburg, where you can see the most beautiful churches in Russia and listen to stunning legends about famous ancient monastery
 

A trip to the border between Europe and Asia will certainly become an unforgettable experience. They say that if you stand with one leg in Europe and the other - in Asia, your wish will come true!
Stone Tents on Shartash Lake - one of the most popular places to visit. At the first sight, these gray rocks look like remains of some old castle, but in fact they are completely natural. According to archeologists, there was an ancient settlement here. Lovely Shartash lake is not far from here, surrounded by woods.

Interesting places in Yekaterinburg surroundings
  • Ganina yama is 17 kilometers from Ekaterinburg. It is a derelict mine. In summer of 1918 the remains of the last Russian tsars family were buried here. On May 29, 1979 the burial was found by geologists. The monastery dedicated to the Saint Tsar Martyrs was erected here. 7 wooden temples were built on the territory of the monastery. Every of them has special features but they constitute a unite architectural ensemble. Poklonniy Krest (Cross of Bows) is placed in the center of the monastery. There are also a cross which belonged to Romanov dynasty and miraculous icon in the Saint Tsar Martyrs Temple. In the course of this tour youll also visit Temple-on-Blood located in the place of Ipatievs house where the tsar family lived its last days. 
  • Kamenniye Palatki (Stone Tents) and Shartash Lake
    One of the most popular places to rest during all the year. At the first sight, these gray rocks look like the remains of an old castle, but in fact they are completely natural. The tallest rock is 12 meters (40 feet) high. According to archeologists, long time ago there was a site of an ancient men. The Shartash lake is not far from the rocks, in the middle of the forest. It is very beautiful.
  • Ilmen reserve - the first in the world reserve of stones located in the Ilmen Rocks. 
  • Nizhny Tagil has been included into the register of "historical towns of Russia". It is one of the oldest mining centers of both home and world metallurgy, the former land of the Demidovs - the famous dynasty of plant and mine owners. The past and the present of Nizhny Tagil are intermixed.
  • Verkh-Isetski Pond
    The biggest pond on Iset, made in 1724 when building Verkh-Isetski plant, it is 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) long. It is very popular for yacht lovers or if you just want to rent a small boat. There are several nice beaches if you want to take some sun and swim
  • Europe-Asia border obelisk
    Forty kilometers (25 miles) to the west of Yekaterinburg, to the right of Moscow highway there is a high obelisk with a sign Europe on one side and Asia on the other. Many tourists from all over the country come to see this obelisk.
  • Nevyansk - the grandfather of the Urals plants (one of the oldest metallurgical enters in the Urals)
  • Verkhotourie. We suggest that you take a one-day tour to Verkhoturje - truly amazing village not far from Yekaterinburg, where you can see the most beautiful churches in Russia and listen to stunning legends about famous ancient monastery
  • Nizhnaya Sinyachikha - is actually a collection of ancient Russian wood buildings and houses that were carefully moved from their original sights and re-constructed here.
  • Kungur - one of the oldest towns of the Urals.
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