Interesting places: Orenburg

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Orenburg cable car
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Orenburg cable car

The Europe-Asia cable car has become one of the main attractions of the city of Orenburg since its opening in 2006. It received its name because of its route, which passes through the geographical border between Europe and Asia, as symbolized by the Europe-Asia stele. Located between the Belovka district and the Zauralnaya Roshcha park, the cable c

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Kazan Cathedral
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Kazan Cathedral

The Kazan Cathedral in Orenburg was an important cultural and architectural symbol of the city, built in the neo-Byzantine style in 1888-1894. The temple served as the cathedral of the Orenburg diocese and was one of the main objects of the city. The cathedral was a magnificent structure with a prominent dome in the middle and four bell towers. In

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Pedestrian bridge over the Urals
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Pedestrian bridge over the Urals

The pedestrian bridge over the Ural River is a unique symbol of our city of Orenburg. On the bridge there is a stele "Europe Asia" (see stele Europe-Asia), which divides the city into 2 corresponding parts (approximately in the middle of the Ural River). On the European side of the city, in front of the entrance to the embankment there is a monumen

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Orenburg Children's Railway
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Orenburg Children's Railway

The children's railway in the city of Orenburg is one of the main attractions and the calling card of the city. The length of this railway is 6 kilometers, laid along the coastline of the Ural River. There are three stationary stops on the children's railway route: Komsomolskaya station (Ural embankment), Kirovskaya station and Dubki station (loca

Orenburg residents - heroes of the First World War
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Orenburg residents - heroes of the First World War

The monument "Orenburgers - Heroes of the First World War" was opened in 2014, in honor of the centenary of the beginning of the First World War. It is a six-meter granite stele with a mosaic icon of St. George the Victorious and is dedicated to all Orenburg soldiers, Cossacks, officers and generals who participated in this war. The monument is lo

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Museum of Orenburg History
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Museum of Orenburg History

The Museum of the History of Orenburg is a significant cultural center that represents the rich local history heritage of the city and its environs. Located in a historic building of the 19th century, the museum has become a symbol of the preservation and transmission of historical memory. The main exhibition of the museum presents a wide range of

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Михайловские казармы
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Михайловские казармы

Старейший памятник Оренбурга. Постройка датируется 1750 годом. Эти стены пережили бунты, революции и войны трёх столетий. Здание Михайловских казарм XVIII века — практически ровесник Оренбурга. Эти стены помнят и восстание Пугачёва, и гражданскую войну. До недавнего времени здесь были армейские казармы, но военную часть сократили. Разрушенный истор

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American hotel building
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American hotel building

The "American" Hotel in Orenburg was one of the outstanding establishments of its time, built in 1901 by the Khuzainov brothers, particularly known for its unusual eclectic style. Rooms in this hotel cost from 1 ruble 50 kopecks, which was more expensive than in most other hotels in the city. The "American" Hotel was a popular venue, and various en

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Eternal Flame and Victory Memorial (Orenburg)
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Eternal Flame and Victory Memorial (Orenburg)

The Eternal Flame memorial complex on Pobeda Avenue in Orenburg is truly one of the symbols of the city and a place where people gather every year to honor the memory of fallen soldiers and civilians, victims of the Great Patriotic War. Situated on a busy street, this memorial serves as a gathering place during various commemorative events, includ

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Memorial exhibition complex "Salute, Victory!"
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Memorial exhibition complex "Salute, Victory!"

The "Salute, Victory!" Memorial Exhibition Complex in Orenburg, located in the Frunze Garden, is an important symbol and monument to the military and labor valor of Orenburg residents during the Great Patriotic War. It was opened in May 2005 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the anti-Hitler coalition and has since become a place of memory for

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Memorial to Internationalist Soldiers
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Memorial to Internationalist Soldiers

The memorial complex in the Orenburg region, opened in 1989, became the first of its kind in Russia. In 2007, after military actions in the North Caucasus, the memorial underwent reconstruction, during which the names of those who perished in this conflict were immortalized on its plaques. In the summer of 2018, a new reconstruction of the Memoria

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St. Nicholas Cathedral (Orenburg)
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St. Nicholas Cathedral (Orenburg)

St. Nicholas Cathedral, located on Chkalova Street in the center of Orenburg, is one of the most visited churches in the region and a significant object of the metropolis and diocese. This stone cathedral was founded in 1883 by Cossacks of the Orenburg village at the expense of parishioners and consecrated in 1886. Initially, the cathedral was dedi

Памятник-обелиск Императору Александру I
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Памятник-обелиск Императору Александру I

Памятник-обелиск императору Александру I в центре Оренбурга был восстановлен и открыт на Пушкинском бульваре 31 августа 2013 года. Он является практически точной копией разрушенного памятника, возводившегося в 1822 году. Новый памятник был воссоздан по сохраненным фотографиям и чертежам, с некоторыми элементами, сохранившимися от первоначальной сте

Gazebo - Rotunda (Orenburg)
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Gazebo - Rotunda (Orenburg)

The ancient stone gazebo-rotunda, located in the center of Orenburg city in Lenin Square, on Lenin Street, is a 19th-century architectural monument. It was created during the governorship of Peter Kirillovich Essen (1817-1830) and was originally situated in the Zaural Grove of the city. In the 1890s, it was relocated to Alexander's Square, which wa

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Sarmatian deer
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Sarmatian deer

On August 27, 2010, in Orenburg, the monument "The Golden Sarmatian Deer" was unveiled, which has become a symbol of the regional center. This sculpture, an exact copy of the deer figurine found during excavations in the Ilek district of the Orenburg region, was installed on the central street of the city thanks to a gift from the mobile operator M

Temple of Alexy the Man of God (Orenburg)
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Temple of Alexy the Man of God (Orenburg)

On September 12, 2011, in Orenburg, the temple at the regional clinical hospital No. 1 was consecrated. This temple, dedicated to the Holy Venerable Alexis, became the third hospital temple, the funding and initiative for the construction of which belonged to benefactors. The church was built with the funds of Lyudmila Ivanovna Kryukova in memory o

Bust of the founder of the Orenburg region Neplyuev
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Bust of the founder of the Orenburg region Neplyuev

In the center of Orenburg, on the pedestrian Sovetskaya Street, there is a sculptural composition dedicated to the founder and first governor of the city, Ivan Ivanovich Neplyuev. The sculpture is a column with a bust of I.I. installed on top. Neplyueva. The inscription is engraved on the column: “Founder of Orenburg I.I. Neplyuev 1693-1773.” The i

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Елизаветинские ворота
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Елизаветинские ворота

Историко-архитектурная достопримечательность Оренбурга и Оренбургской области - Елизаветинские (их еще называют Водяными) ворота. Они являются реконструкцией, копией старинных ворот, которые были пожалованы имератрицей Елизаветой в 1755 году. Ворота представляют собой две каменные колонны с нишами. В каждой нише с лицевой стороны колонн установлены

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House of the Military Governor
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House of the Military Governor

In 1832, under the leadership of the military governor of Orenburg, P.P. Sukhtelen, a project for the building complex of the House of the Military Governor was developed. Its author was the talented architect Heinrich Gopius, who completed the project after graduating from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in 1818. Since December 3, 1831, Gopius

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Clock tower
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Clock tower

The clock tower on the main pedestrian street Sovetskaya is one of the symbols of the city of Orenburg. This architectural object has become one of the main attractions due to its unusual form and functionality. The tower was built in several stages, starting in the mid-1980s. It is an extension to a three-story residential building with administra

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Water tower (Orenburg)
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Water tower (Orenburg)

In the historical center of Orenburg, at the intersection of Pobeda Avenue and Zhukov Street, there is an unusual building - a water tower. Its history begins at the beginning of the 20th century, when a city square arose on the site of a once empty space. As the city grew, the need for water sources arose, and in 1904 a small water purification bu

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