Reasons To Visit Krasnoyarsk
Krasnoyarsk is Siberia’s third-largest city known for its stunning natural terrain and vibrant cultural sites, making it an ideal destination for people of all tastes. There are many things to do in the great outdoors around the city including hiking and walking or visiting places such as the Stolby Nature Reserve. Be sure to check out some of the interesting museums in Krasnoyarsk like the Culture and History Center or the Vasily Surikov Museums to discover the fascinating heritage of the city. There are also plenty of festivals and cultural events across the city each year like the Krasnoyarsk Jazz festival in August and the annual City Day festivities in June.
Arriving In Krasnoyarsk
The main airport serving Krasnoyarsk is Yemelyanovo International Airport which is located less than 30 km from the city. Although the majority of flights handled at the airport are regional, there are some long-haul routes available, although currently there are no direct flights available from the UAE. However, the airport has plenty of connections which enables UAE nationals to travel to Krasnoyarsk with only a single flight transfer.
When you have landed at the airport you will find there are buses available which can take you into the city, with the journey taking around 1 hour. Alternatively, if you are unfamiliar with local public transport you may prefer to flag down a taxi just outside of the airport. Inside the airport itself there is a food court area available and you can also browse through a few shops, while the airport also provides passengers with free Wi-Fi. As well as boasting a couple of airport lounges on site, you can find pay-per-use shower rooms in the airport if you need to freshen up.
Krasnoyarsk Travel Information
As a UAE national you will have to apply for a visa in order to travel to Russia. In Krasnoyarsk the weather gets extremely cold during the winter and it snows almost every single day, while over the brief summer period you can expect average highs in the low 20s between June and August. Remember that Krasnoyarsk is three hours ahead of the UAE, so don’t forget to set your clocks to local time when you land.
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