Murmansk

Murmansk

Hero City, it is located above the Arctic Circle, on 69th parallel, on the rocky eastern coast of the Kola Bay of the Barents Sea. It is the largest ice-free port of the Arctic coast of Russia and the world's largest city north of the Arctic Circle. Polar Day - it is the famous white night - will meet you with the midnight sun. You will see the gates of the Arctic - hundreds of cranes, ships, standing in the roads, they define the unique beauty of the northern maritime city; you will visit the Lenin nuclear icebreaker (it has become a museum), and the most northerly aquarium. On a sightseeing tour you will learn about the history of the city, founded in 1916 in connection with the establishment of a seaport in the Kola Bay and completely destroyed during the Second World War, but has become Hero City; you will see the heart of the city called Five Corners Square; Defenders of the Soviet Arctic, 1941-1945 memorial, memorial monuments of Chelyuskin and Ermak icebreakers, the victims of intervention of the year 1918, monuments of the anti-Hitler coalition, Ivan Papanin, Valentin Pikul, Church of the Savior on Waters, ram's forehead lake Semenov, an observation deck at Cape Green and others. In the aquarium you can see the famous former martial seals - seals who were previously in the military service in the Russian army and now gone on legal holidays.



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