Contemporary Krasnoyarsk, the administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Territory or «krai» is a leading industrial, transportation, scientific and cultural center of Eastern Siberia. Sights of the Krasnoyarsk Territory are known around the world.
It goes without saying that the main attraction of Krasnoyarsk is the Yenisei. It is one of the the biggest full-flowing rivers in Russia. Exactly here on the Yenisei the most powerful hydroelectric power stations in Eurasia were built: the Sayano-Shushenskaya and the Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Power Stations.
The Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Power Station is a very interesting and extremely important unit for the whole industrial-economic infrastructure of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. This is the eights on power Hydroelectric Power Station in the world.
One of the main attractions of the city are Krasnoyarsk bridges over the Yenisei: the railway bridge, the symbol of 10 ruble banknote is Communal bridge, Oktyabrsky highway bridge.
The locals are very proud of the National Park "Stolby", the main attraction of which is the rock, as well as two parks, one of which is one of the largest zoos in Russia ( the Park's flora and fauna "Roev Ruchey"), and the other is a ski resort (fun Park "Bobrovy log").
The Paraskeva Pyatnitsa chapel is the landmark of the city, depicted on the front side of 10 ruble banknote of the Bank of Russia. Octagonal, brick chapel erected on the top of Karaulnaya mountain in 1852-1855 by architects Alfeev and Nabalov.
The pride of the citizens is great Russian writer Viktor Astafyev, countryman, contributing to the glory of our city. On his initiative, in the village Ovsyanka there was created a unique literary Museum named in honor of the writer.
There are many other sights in our city which you will definitely want to visit. Krasnoyarsk is always ready for collaboration! We are glad to have visitors!
More than a million people live in Krasnoyarsk.
Region: Krasnoyarsk Territory
Krasnoyarsk dialing code: 391
Time difference with Moscow: +4 hours