A former NKVD (proto-KGB) prison, this gloomy building is now a memorable Oppression Museum. Tours are recommended, but are only in...
Built for gold-mining entrepreneur Ivan Atashev in 1842, the Atashev Palace was once used as a church, hence the incongruous steeple...
This modest mosque, dating from 1904, was used as a vodka factory by the atheist Soviets, but was reopened to worshippers in 1997. The...
Siberia’s first British pub was founded over a century ago by a certain Mr Crawley, an Anglo-Egyptian albino who’d got stuck in Tomsk...
The cheap and satisfying pelmeni and vareniki (dumplings; R50 to R130) in this basement café come with a range of fillings, from lamb...
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Jazz Café information
A hip and literally underground basement hang-out with an extensive drinks and food menu (meals R500 to R700). We liked the vegetarian borsch (R90) and the screenings of old black-and-white films. Live jazz, including frequent US guests, most weekends (cover charge R250 to R400).