Khabarovsk

Khabarovsk is the industrial, transport, administrative and cultural center of the Khabarovsk region. After passing through the isolated Siberian towns on the Trans-Siberian railway, tourists often find Khabarovsk  as an unexpected surprise with its numerous green parks, riverside paths and historic downtown area.
The nature of the Far East and especially of the Ussuri taiga attracts many tourists with its mystery and wild beauty. A unique feature of wildlife found in the Primorye region is the weaving together of different species far from their geographical centers of origin. The Sikhote-Alin Mountains make up the southern boundary for boreal species like ermine, wolverine, adder snake, Manchurian red deer and chestnut bunting. At the same time, the mountains are northernmost habitat of tropical species such as the Siberian tiger and the Amur wild cat.

Khabarovsk city tour
While going on the city tour, one can see all the beauties of this city: the Amur river view point, the square with Uspenskiy Cathedral, the monument to Muraviyov-Amurskiy – 1st Governor General of Khabarovsk territory, the embankment of the Amur river, Railway Square and monument to Erofey Khabarov; the Amur Bridge which is the part of Trans-Siberian Railway and many other highlights.

 

Amur River cruise
The main attraction of Khabarovsk has always been the Amur river, one of the longest rivers in Russia and the 8th longest river in the world. Since the antiquity the lands of the river Amur, the coasts of the sea of Okhotsk and of the Pacific Ocean were exploited by many ethnic groups. The traditions and customs of these groups can be seen by the guests of the city.

Nanai village Sikachi-Alyan of aborigines
The visit to Nanai village Sikachi-Alyan of aborigines introduces original Nanai culture. Here you can see petroglyphs Sikachi-Alyan while sailing on a boat, see the performance of the indigenous inhabitants of the Amur river region  in their national costumes, which will not leave anyone indifferent, take a ride along the Amur river by boat, see the breadth of the river, its power, and the fish, which is found in it. The family museum of the community and interesting stories will create an atmosphere of time travel. And here guests can taste the national Far East dish of fish. Lots of fun await you here: Master class of National handicrafts,   Seasonal master-classes salmon or pike «5 minutes» cooking and tasting, Nanai games and Farewell shows in folklore style.

 

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