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Yekaterinburg Map, Russia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Yekaterinburg Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Yekaterinburg with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Yekaterinburg useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Yekaterinburg!

Yekaterinburg Travel Guide

Yekaterinburg is Russia’s fifth largest city, no small feat in a country that takes up much of northern Eurasia. The city is located on the eastern side of the Ural Mountains, and it is the capital of the Urals region. Yekaterinburg is said to be situated at the border of Europe and Asia, and from a cultural point of view, this is a rather accurate description. This city combines the best from east and west, and... read more

Yekaterinburg Nightlife

Attending a theater, opera or dance representation is a definitely a must for anyone visiting the “Capital of Urals”. Masterpieces of Russian drama can be enjoyed in the luxurious building of the Opera House, Yekaterinburg’s historic theatre. But there are plenty of other options to choose from: Sverdlovsk Academic Theater of Musical Comedy, Volkhonka, Yekaterinburg Academic Dramatic Theater, or Yekaterinburg... read more

Yekaterinburg Sightseeing

Probably the most visited between Yekaterinburg sights, the Church of Blood was built in 2003, as a reminder of a dark episode in Russia’s history: the assassination of the Romanovs. Tsar Nikolai II was killed in 1918, together with his wife and children, in the basement of Ipatiev House, which was demolished in 1977 to make room for the present church. Many of Yekaterinburg Museums have a scientific orientation: the... read more

Yekaterinburg History

The city was to play a dramatic role in the history of the Russian royal family: the last tsar, Nicholas II, together with his family, was slaughtered by the Bolsheviks on 17 July 1918. The place of the execution, Ipatev House, was demolished in 1977 and a cathedral is now being built to commemorate the incident. In 1924, the communist administration changed the name of the city to Sverdlovsk, after Jakob Sverdlov, a... read more

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