Obluchye (Russian: Облучье, ob-LOOCH-yeh) is a town in Jewish Autonomous Oblast. It has population of 10,500 people.

UnderstandEdit

Founded in 1911 by builders of Amur Railway on the curve of Trans-Siberian Railway it derives its name from "obluchok", a front plank of Russian sledge, where the coach usually sits. The town is surrounded by mountains from three sides that makes the climate less harsh. The river Hingan divides the town in two uneven parts.

Get inEdit

By train or by minibus from Birobidzhan.

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

DoEdit

  • Ski-base Almir is located 5 km from the center behind the river..
  • Motocross base..

BuyEdit

EatEdit

A couple of summer cafes and a Soviet-style eatery for railwaymen, where tourists also can enter.

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

There is a couple of hotels.

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Go nextEdit

Routes through Obluchye
IrkutskBelogorsk  W   E  BirobidzhanKhabarovsk


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