Novosibirsk is the largest metropolis of Siberia, its scientific and cultural center. Founded back in 1893, the city has a rich history. There are many unique and wonderful places to visit.
One of the largest zoos in the world is located in Novosibirsk. Visiting it will bring joy not only to children, but also to adults. Here you can see more than six hundred species of animals, more than 11 thousand individuals. In addition, the zoo has a permanent terrarium, a hall for underwater and nightlife, a swan lake. The zoo is located on an area of 60 hectares, so you can spend the whole day in it. And for children - the most real expanse, as there are many different attractions: from rowing in a primitive canoe to riding on various merry-go-rounds. Also, children will be able to ride on the real children's railway. Lovers of theatrical art can visit the country's largest opera and ballet theater, the stage of which is even larger than in the world famous Bolshoi. There are also 7 drama and 6 musical theaters in the city, where you can watch the performance, depending on your preferences. Continue the cultural program in the museum, especially since there are many of them in the cultural capital of Siberia. Each of them is interesting in its own way. However, there are some unusual ones in Novosibirsk. For example, the Museum of the Sun has collected more than four hundred exhibits dedicated to the sanctuary. It shows images of the solar gods of ancient civilizations and the Sun, the most interesting and unique exhibits dedicated to the traditions of India and Nepal associated with the sun. Another unique museum is happiness. Its exposition presents a variety of symbols: amulets, talismans, charms, even “lucky tickets.” Painting lovers can enjoy the creations of famous artists in one of the largest art galleries in the country. The central place in it is given to paintings by Roerich. If you are in Novosibirsk in the summer, then in the evening go to admire the musical fountains. It is in the evening, since during the day these are the most ordinary fountains, of which there are many in Russian cities. However, when it gets dark, a colorful light and music show begins. This is a floating fountain on the Ob embankment and near the Globus theater.