One of Murmansk’s most memorable sights is a gigantic concrete soldier nicknamed Alyosha, erected to commemorate the Arctic fighters who...
Church of the Saviour on the Waters
This gold-domed church, built in 2002 from public donations, is part of a memorial complex dedicated to the memory of Murmansk's seamen...
Just below the church, this evocative memorial commemorates lost sailors including the 118 crew of the Kursk nuclear submarine that...
A local institution, Yunost has been enriching Murmansk’s dentists for over 50 years. Come for tea, coffee and delectable-looking cakes...
Sip coffee from straws and tuck into prawn salad or bain-marie sangas in this old-school Soviet canteen, complete with red carpeted...
On the northern shore of Lake Semyonovskoe, this little bubble-domed building is home to six trained Arctic seals showing off their stuff. Beside it is a sweet funfair with merry-go-rounds and bouncy castles.