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city in Kemerovo Oblast in the Asiatic part of Russia

Kemerovo (Russian: Ке́мерово KYEHM-eer-uh-vuh) is a city in Kemerovo Oblast, Western Siberia. Kemerovo is the capital of Kemerovo region or Kuzbass. It is a city with over half a million of population — big enough for Siberia. Rivers Tom and Iskitimka run through the city.

Kemerovo railway station

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

By trainEdit

Direct trains arrive from

Get aroundEdit

By bus, trams, trolleybus, taxi. Prices are fair enough: 14 руб for public transport and around 200-300 руб for a taxi, depending on how far you want to go.

SeeEdit

 
Kemerovo City Counsel

There are many museums and art galleries in Kemerovo, most of which are located in the city center. The grand Lenin's Square with the Lenin`s monument is a symbol of past Soviet times. Also you can find here a monument dedicated to miners who gave their lives working the region's mines.

Also the city is surrounded by beautiful forest — taiga, where you can almost feel the wildness and greatness of lands untouched by civilization.

  • 'Khimik' Stadium, one of the largest hockey arena in the world where Russian hockey teams play.

DoEdit

Skiing, snowboarding, bowling, pool, hiking, hunting, fishing. Also Disco and night clubs.

Take a tour of the massive strip mine just outside Kemerovo, which fueled Russia's industrial revolution under Stalin's 5-year plan.

BuyEdit

Most common Russian souvenirs. Matryoshka, lapti, beresta. Different types of woodcarved hand-made souvenirs.

EatEdit

There are great number of restaurants. Russian, sushi, European and others. Fast-food meal for 2 people will be around 300 руб. A restaurant meal for 2 people with beer or wine will be as much as 1000 руб.

DrinkEdit

Vodka! The nearby town of Mariinsk is considered a somewhat adequate manufacturer of vodka.

SleepEdit

Plenty of hotels. Centrally located hotels include: Hotel Kuzbass, Hotel Tomm, Hotel Kristall. Outside the city in the taiga you can stay at the Park Hotel Graal (http://park-hotel-graal.ru) or the hotel Tsarskie Palaty.

Go nextEdit

Gornaya Shoriya and a ski-resort Sheregesh.

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