Krasnoyarsk region is the very heart of Russia, Russia geographical center is located there.
Krasnoyarsk region is located within the Eastern part of Siberia mostly, along the Yenisei river. This region is stretching for almost 3,000 km beginning with mountain district of South Siberia till the Arctic ocean in the north.
Top 5 reasons to visit Krasnoyarsk region
Krasnoyarsk Stolby is the heart of the city of Krasnoyarsk. This is not only unique piece of nature with its personal charm, this place keeps the traditions of rock climbing (stolbism) for many decades.
- The Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of the Asia-Pacific region (APFest)
This is the largest festival in Krasnoyarsk. This international festival invites people, speaking the language of music from all the world. The festival takes places one time per 2 years. The website of the festival is apfest.com.
This places still keeps the traditions of Siberian people living at the end of XIX century, you can overnight in traditional wooden house (specially built for tourists).
The magnificent piece of West Sayan Mountains will always be in your heart. Breathtaking views of Ergaki peaks make you explore this place over and over again. Taiga silence, meeting upon bonfire, stars sky, fresh air and clean water, deep lakes and waterfalls, and endless peaks around.
This powerful and longest river will amaze. Famous Russian writer Anton Chekhov, when he was in Krasnoyarsk, wrote in his travel remarks later: “… the origin, great and beautiful nature begin with Yenisei river. <..> This is powerful river, furious bogatyr doesn’t know what to do with his force and youth”.