In one of the largest ice-free ports in Russia, you will learn how the Pomor life and culture of Murmansk developed, and see the monuments dedicated to the sailors who died in the Arctic waters. At the majestic war memorials, hear about the exploits of Murmansk residents and see the world's first nuclear icebreaker. And also get acquainted with the amazing story of the cat Semyon. Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration 4 hours Children Can be with children How it goes By car Rating 4.87 based on 15 reviews from 5000 rub. for 1-2 people or 2000 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
Marine life of Murmansk I will tell you about the key moments in the history of the city as a large and very significant Russian port. You will learn about the ancient fishery on the shores of the Barents Sea, the development of trade and climatic features, thanks to which a naval base was created in Murmansk. Visit memorial complex "Mayak"dedicated to the sailors who died in peacetime. Here you will see fragment of the cabin of the nuclear submarine "Kursk" and hear about the tragic event that happened in 2000. Also in the program is touching monument "Waiting" and the Marine Terminal, where the first in the world is moored atomic icebreaker "Lenin"
Military monuments of the city In the Great Patriotic War, the city suffered huge losses and was included in the list of 15 priority ones for restoration. Most of the monuments that you will come across are dedicated to the exploits of those years. From the observation deck on the western shore of the Kola Bay in the Abram-Mys area, you will open an impressive view of Murmansk. See the memorial complex to the soldiers of the 1st Air Defense Corps, chimney monument and one of the largest monuments in Russia - the majestic "Alyosha", the defender of the Arctic, looking towards the Valley of Death
Other Murmansk symbols I would like to draw your attention to the stele at the entrance to Murmansk, which contains the coordinates of the city. You will drive through the Kola Bay along bridge, which until recently was the longest in the Arctic Circle. Cross the central streets and avenues, look at the main square - Five corners - and consider the cod monument, where we will talk about the fish culture of Murmansk residents. And at monument to the cat Semyon hear the incredible story of an animal that went to Murmansk for six and a half years to return to its family.
No additional costs are foreseen along the way.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.