Russia - The Urals (Chapter)
This is The Urals chapter from Lonely Planet’s Russia guidebook.
Yekaterinburg is a bustling centre with interesting sights; the city of Perm is reinventing itself as a cultural capital; Kungur has a spectacular ice cave; and the countryside between Ufa and Chelyabinsk offers hiking, bicycle, rafting or horseback expeditions.
- visit Perm-36, the former labour camp and today a haunting gulag memorial
- hike into the Zyuratkul mountain range or stroll the shoreline of Lake Zyuratkul
- trace the historical contours of the murder of Russia’s last tsar and his family by visiting Yekaterinburg’s Church upon the Blood and Ganina Yama (p000)
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Perm Territory, Perm & around, Perm-36, Kungur, Sverdlovsk Region, Yekaterinburg & around, Republic of Bashkortostan, Chelyabinsk Region, Ufa, Zyuratkul National Park, Taganay National Park, Lake Turgoyak and Chelyabinsk.
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