Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Ufa

Located on the western slopes of the Ural Mountains, Ufa is an industrial city in which mining and electrical equipment, refined petroleum, forest products, chemicals, synthetic rubber, and processed foods are manufactured. Founded in 1574 as a fortress, it became the first Russian town in the area called Bashkiria in 1586. The magnificent natural scenery of Ufa and its surroundings depends on the city's location in the forest and steppe zone and on the nearness of big rivers. It is not surprising, therefore, that the beauty of the land was noticed by people of the ancient past.

Ufa, the capital of Bashkortostan, is a medium-sized, quiet and pleasant place on the bank of the Belaya River. The city is decorated with numerous monuments and buildings combining modern and Old Russian architectural styles.

Some of the biggest buildings of the 20th century in Ufa are the S.T.Aksakov House (now the State Opera and Ballet House of the Republic of Bashkortostan), the Grand Siberian Hotel (Officers' Mess), the College of Commerce and the School of Trade (Aviational College Now the building houses the Opera Theatre, as well as the House of Soviets. The Khakimov Mosque is the only one in the region double - minaret Muslim mosque built in 1907-1908 by a merchant A. Khakimov. The Lenin Memorial Centre has the house where Lenin stayed. Not far from the site, there is a whole street of wooden Bashkir houses from the 1900s.

Transfer from airport Ufa

Read more about Bashkiria...

 



Tags: Ufa Bashkiria Bashkortostan Republic   


Region:


City:


comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share



TAGS:
travel to Russia  Russian festivals  Russian Cinema  Russian tourism  ENEA  Russian fashion designers  Silver Necklace Of Russia  Events in Moscow  Festivals in Moscow  Alexey Friedman  Multimedia  Russian Museum of Ethnography  Jewish Museum  Dyatkovo  Bell Ringing  Solzhenitsyn  Russian wildlife  Aleksei Markov  Spacecrafts  Russian regions  Russian Stage Directors  Russian business  Valentin Pikul  North Caucasus  Moscow hotels  Lipetsk   Great People of Russia  Zabaikalsk   St. Petersburg  diving in Russia  Russian music  Grigory Bobrovsky  Night of Arts  train tickets Russia FIFA  Sculpture  Andrey Zvyagintsev  BMW  Buckwheat   Russian Theater  Russian ballet dancers  Olympic Games 2012  Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve  International Festival  Perm Cuisine  Paleontology  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian opposition activists  Moscow  Tverskaya Street 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites