Official language: Russian
Time zone: UTC +5
Currency: Russian ruble (RUB)
In the city, there are several diving centers and modern swimming complexes (including "Stroitel"), where you can swim or relax after an eventful day.
The inhabitants of Chelyabinsk love theatre art. Operates there, among others, Teatr Manekin, Music Hall Rodina and Chelyabinsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, where important cultural events take place of international character.
The city lies halfway in the Urals, and half in Siberia. Due to its location, Chelyabinsk is unofficially called "The Gate to Siberia".
Chelyabinsk is a city on the Miass River, in the Chelyabinsk region of southern Ural. We will find there many interesting places to visit, including beautiful landscape areas, nature reserves, and historic architectural objects. What's more, the city is famous for its picturesque lakes, such as Smolino and Sineglazowo.
In Chelyabinsk, Russian culture is intertwined with Tatar and Bashkir culture. Next, to the Orthodox church, there are mosques, Catholic and Protestant churches and a synagogue. The favorite meeting place for residents is the promenade of Kirovka, where are numerous restaurants and some interesting monuments and sculptures (including a monument to the Russian bard Alexander Rozenbaum). When visiting such places as the Garden of Victory, Gagarin Park or the municipal garden of A. Pushkin, we will get to know the interesting history of the region.
With children, it is worth visiting the Chelyabinsk Zoo or the Upside Down House – a place where everything "stands on the head ". An unforgettable experience will also be provided by the Mirror Maze Pikabolo mirror labyrinth.
In Chelyabinsk, we can find a number of interesting museums, including the Postal Service Museum, the Museum of the History of Medicine and the Museum of Retro Cars. The geographical conditions of the region favor to active rest in the bosom of nature – regardless of the season. You can go on a boat ride, ice skate at the Ice Palace Uralskaya Molniya or benefit from the offer of the local ski resorts.
The gastronomic offer of the city is very diverse. One who will try traditional Russian delicacies will not regret it. For cult "pielmeni", or small dumplings with meat stuffing, it is worth going to the stylish restaurant "Uralskie Pelmeni" at ul. Lenin. On a richly set table full of regional delicacies, such as pancakes, fish salads or "chołodec" (meat jelly), we can count while visiting the "Zhuravlina". For a romantic dinner in a unique interior arranged for a medieval castle, it is worth coming to the restaurant "Na Starom Meste" or to the elegant restaurant "Rodnya".
In Chelyabinsk, we can easily find an interesting pub for an evening meeting with friends. It's worth taking a look at "Genatsvale" or "Palermo". Moreover, the ELSE club enjoys great popularity among residents and tourists.