The Trans-Siberian Railway in Krasnoyarsk
"Krasnoyarsk railway station"
Discover the history behind the world’s longest railway
Begin your excursion at the Krasnoyarsk Railway Station, where you meet your guide for orientation before. While exploring the railway station, set sights on the memorial steam locomotive, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, a symbol of the city’s industrialisation during the Soviet Era and a tribute to the 70th anniversary of Krasnoyarsk.
After getting acquainted with one of the city’s most treasured landmarks, your tour guide will lead you to the Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum, one of the oldest museums in the region, where you will have the opportunity to unearth the history of the world’s most iconic railway. As you are exploring the museum’s vast and unique collection, you will see many exhibits telling the tale of the Trans-Siberian Railway, starting from when construction of the railway first commenced in 1891.
The first bridge spanning across the great Yenisei River is the next stop on the itinerary, there you will set eyes on one of Russia’s most impressive architectural masterpiece, and one of the great symbols of Krasnoyarsk. Before your tour guide accompanies you back to your hotel, you have the opportunity to visit the St Nicolas Memorial Steamship, along the embankment of the Yenisei River.
Location: Russia, Krasnoyarsk
Category: Standard Excursion
Duration: 4 hours
Restrictions: Comfortable clothing is advised.