Why You Should Visit Chelyabinsk
The city of Chelyabinsk is known for its industrial past but also offers plenty in terms of culture, so visitors to the city will find a wide range of things to do. The city is also a unique blend of architecture which reflects its many transformations over the centuries, while there are also a wide range of parks, gardens and green spaces where you can enjoy a day out with all the family. If you are interested in enjoying the culture of the city then be sure to visit one of its excellent theaters or concert halls, while there are many adventurous outdoor possibilities available outside of the city including hiking through the forest, skiing and trekking around the Ural Mountains.
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Arriving In Chelyabinsk
Chelyabinsk Airport is situated less than 20 km away from Chelyabinsk and is housed within a single terminal. When you have touched down at the airport you can find buses which can take you into the city, although you may prefer the convenience of a taxi. The airport itself offers a decent range of amenities including a couple of cafés and restaurants, while you can also do a bit of duty-free shopping or connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to help pass the time.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Chelyabinsk you can make the journey directly out of Dubai. Currently the only airline operating on this route is Ural Airlines, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
Chelyabinsk Travel Information
In order to enter Russia as a UAE national you will have to apply for a visa first before making your journey. Be advised that the weather gets extremely cold in Chelyabinsk over the winter with sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall, although things heat up significantly over the summer with average highs in the mid-20s between June and August. It is possible to get around the city by bus or a shared bus known locally as a marshrutka, while there are also a few trolleybuses available in the city center.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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