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Tyumen Guide Mobile Application
29.09.2015 00:07
Tyumen Guide Mobile Application
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A new mobile application “Tyumen Guide” aimed at the description of the main attractions of the region was launched in Tyumen. Just three days after its launch the application was downloaded by more than 300 users.

      The new application “Tyumen Guide” is a guide to the sights of culture and recreation of Tyumen and Tyumen Oblast. Here you will learn about the places where you can spend a night, where you can have rest or a delicious lunch, learn about tourist routes and excursions. The application also contains detailed information on the history of the region, reference information about the Khanty-Mansi and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Districts.

      Tymen. There is no reliable information on the origin of the city's name. Tatar legends say that 'tumen' means 'ten thousand'. Some scientists believe that the city was originally called 'chemgen' that meant 'the city on the way'. Others say, the name of Tyumen consists of two words: 'tu' and 'myana', which means 'my property'. Yet, there's still no official version that could explain the origin of the city's name. Tyumen was to defend Russian settlements from frequent attacks of nomads. Later, Tyumen became an important transfer point on the trading way to Middle Asia, Persia, and China. Modern Tyumen is an important industrial, scientific and cultural center of Russia. The city's main attraction is a unique combination of traits of a modern city and an ancient capital of Siberia.

       


Sources: http://strana.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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