Top things to do in Eastern Bam

Museum in Tynda

BAM Museum

Tynda’s pride and joy has four rooms of BAM relics and photos – sadly all devoid of English labelling – as well as exhibits on native Evenki culture, WWII, local art and regional wildlife. Don't miss the 9m-long 'ba…
Ukrainian in Komsomolsk-na-Amure

Shinok Pervach

A local institution, Shinok Pervach is considered by locals to be the best restaurant in town. It serves up tasty grilled fish, roast meats and zingy salads (try the beetroot, walnut and prune for its subtle spice).…
Statue in Tynda

BAM Builders Monument

This iconic and rather aggressive looking statue is Tynda's most obvious sight. It's dedicated to the massive human effort (both voluntary and not) needed to build the extraordinary Baikal-Amur Magistral (BAM) railw…
Cafe in Komsomolsk-na-Amure


This place does the best coffee in town, and the passionate, well-trained baristas will even sell you some of their delicious fresh beans to take with you on your travels. Cakes, pastries and other snacks are availa…
Public Art in Komsomolsk-na-Amure

Nauka Mosaic

This wonderful mosaic devoted to nauka (science) can be seen at the Polytechnical Institute, a block east of Hotel Voskhod.
Museum in Komsomolsk-na-Amure

Municipal Museum of Regional Studies

This proud town museum has several rooms of photos and artefacts showing how Komsomolsk rose from a pioneer camp in 1932 to an industrial Soviet city. It also contains some old fish-skin jackets and other Nanai arte…
Pizza in Tynda

Piv Bar Teremok

Serves up palatable pizzas, Drakon draft beer (from Khabarovsk) and has seating on an open-sided veranda. To find it, turn left at the eastern end of Krasnaya Presnaya, and walk up 50m.
Russian in Komsomolsk-na-Amure


Beside pl Lenina, this clean modern stolovaya serves tasty, affordable staples: baked dishes, roast meats and the usual beet or potato salads are all on offer.
Memorial in Komsomolsk-na-Amure

WWII Memorial

Just northwest of the river terminal is the impressive WWII memorial, which features stoic faces chipped from stone, with nearby pillars marking the years of WWII.
Monument in Komsomolsk-na-Amure

Japanese POW Memorial

This small monument is dedicated to the memory of the Japanese prisoners of war who were forced to work building the BAM after WWII.