Ekaterinburg, situated at the Ural Mountains and the river Isset, is one of the most important cities regarding industry and education in Russia and it’s called the Russian Manchaster.
Industry fused with pop culture. Stylish interiors behind shabby Soviet blocks, a thriving experimental music scene and one of the shortest metros in the world! Additionally, art, culture and night life are very important too. What else should you know about this city? Read more below:
Just after Europe on the left
Ekaterinburg is about 40 kilometres east of the imaginary line separating Europe and Asia.
Playing for time
Ekaterinburg is situated in the time zone »Asia/Ekaterinburg« (UTC+5). But beware at train stations: all timetables indicate Moscow Time (UTC+3) and clocks on the platforms show just that time, no matter in which time zone you are.
Not at all! Ekaterinburg is Russia’s fourthlargest city after Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Novosibirsk and the most important industrial and university city in the Ural region.
Ekaterinburg is the easternmost of the eleven venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Matches will be held in Central Stadium, which will have a capacity of 44,130 spectators following ongoing upgrades.
Nomen est Omen
The city was named after Catherine I, wife of Peter the Great. In 1924 the Bolsheviks changed the name to Sverdlovsk in honour of Yakov Mikhailovich Sverdlov, the same revolutionary who had sent executioner Yakov Yurowsky to the city. In 1991, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the city regained its historical name.
In Ekaterinburg, there are a lot of landmarks worth visiting. Apart from that this city is important for the history of some of the best-known sights in the world too. The metall, that was used for building the roof of the Englisch Parliament, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty, has been produced in Ekaterinburg.
Colder than cold
In winters the temperature falls up to -45 degrees.
Have a nice day – Worth seeing
- Church on the Blood
- Town hall
- Svyato-Voznesensky Cathedral
- Concert hall
- Circus building
SLEEP & STAY
The only 4-star hotel in Ekaterinburg, has won the title of »Best Hotel in the Region« four times in a row.
NICE TO MEET
angelo Airporthotel has the largest conferencing space in Ekaterinburg.
CHECK OUT | CHECK IN
angelo by Vienna House Ekaterinburg Airporthotel offers a direct, indoor link to the airport terminals.