A real adventure in the Sverdlovsk region: what to offer?

May 18, 2018

The Tourism Development Center of the Sverdlovsk Region recommends paying attention to the tourist opportunities of the region — bright events and interesting sights.

Several interesting places to visit

„Yeltsin Center” is one of the brightest and most fashionable sites of the city, which unites the museum and modern creative space. The permanent exhibition devoted to the first president of Russia B.N. Yeltsin is held here, as well as regular.

Monument „Europe — Asia”. Stepping from Europe to Asia is an obligatory ritual for every tourist in the Sverdlovsk region. The border is very close to Ekaterinburg and the nearest monument marking the meeting point of two parts of the world is located on the 40th kilometer of the Old Moscow Tract.

The leaning tower in Nevyansk is one of the mysterious legacies of the Demidov family, a source of legends and secrets. Previously, it housed the Office, a laboratory and even a lockup. Today, the guests will visit the room with a unique acoustic effect and also see the chiming clock created in the XVIII century and still functioning.

The Verkhotursky Kremlin complex. It includes the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Voivode House, Departmental offices, Treasure House of district status, Czar’s storehouses and Kitchen premises. It is the only Ural city with the Kremlin built by order of Peter the Great.

Historical heritage

The Urals region has often become the arena of important historical events. People in the Sverdlovsk region and Ekaterinburg are sensitive to history: exhibitions of different formats are regularly held in museums, and the city hosts significant events.

For example, the region will host the international festival „Czar’s Days” in memory of the tragic death of the Royal family on July 6-17. Culture-historical, musical and educational events, meetings with well-known historians and cultural figures, as well as special divine services are planned. One of the venues will be the Church-on-the-Blood erected on the site of Ipatiev’s house, where Nicholas II and his family were shot.

Event calendar: bright events of this summer

Ural night of music

This year, on June 29, Ekaterinburg will become a large concert venue, where more than 100 musicians will perform. Melodies will be heard not only in concert halls, but also in local bars, restaurants, museums and just on the streets. This unique event is becoming more and more popular every year. This year Ivan Dorn, Emir Kusturica & No Smoking Orchestra, the choir „Mlada”, LRK, Arabesque, Baccara and Joy will be the guests of the festival.

Tour operators and hoteliers of the Sverdlovsk region have developed special package tours for the event with accommodation and excursions. You can choose a tour here >>

FIFA World Cup

Four matches will be held in Ekaterinburg: Egypt — Uruguay (June 15), France — Peru (June 21), Japan — Senegal (June 24) and Mexico — Sweden (June 27).

A large fan zone was created specially for fans in the Mayakovsky Central park, the pedestrian zone in the area of the stadium „Ekaterinburg Arena” was opened, and special routes were developed. For example, the unusual pub crawl route „Beer Mile” will give our guests the opportunity to visit nine pubs and try different types of beer.

The VIII International Barbecue Festival

The most popular gastronomic event is the annual barbecue festival (June 2-3). The contest for preparing this dish is the culmination point of the festive occasion. Both chefs and students of culinary schools compete there.

Hotels of all categories including the world brands Hyatt, Ramada, Novotel, Park Inn, DoubleTree by Hilton are represented in Ekaterinburg. Your tourists can not doubt the level of service. And inbound tour operators of the region are ready to realize even the most difficult tasks.

The Tourism Development Center of the Sverdlovsk Region
Ekaterinburg office: 13, 8 Marta Street, entrance 3, Floor 2;
+7 (343) 350-05-25;

Sverdlovsk Region Tourism Development Centre of Sverdlovsk Region