The only travel agent in town equipped to handle foreigners, Omega Plus focuses on Japanese heritage tours but also runs various area...
‘Mountain Air’ ski area looms east of town. A chairlift runs all year (Friday to Sunday only in summer) and leads up the mountain –...
This museum has a modest permanent collection of pre-Soviet Russian oils and Korean and Japanese textiles upstairs, and changing...
Cafe No 1
A fashion-minded crowd gathers at this stylish but welcoming eating and drinking spot near Pl Lenina. The sizeable menu features...
Kafe Kolobok information
When your budget’s stretched and stomach’s empty, no one does it like Kolo. A newer take on the old stolovaya, it produces piping-hot bliny, bifshteks (hamburgers) and those happy breakfast bowls of buckwheat kasha (porridge). It’s not, however, English friendly: dishes are shown in Russian on a removable-slot board, and frequent lines demand fast orders. If you can’t take the pressure, out front an old lady mans a manti (Uzbek dumplings) and meat pirozhki (pies) cart.