Welcome to Murmansk

The first glimpse of stolid Soviet-era architecture and the gritty port may not be the stuff of dreams, but beyond that, impressions get better and better. This lively city is surrounded by incomparable, often harsh Arctic scenery and is a playground for outdoor adventurers during the months of the midnight sun (late May to late July). During the winter darkness (late November to mid-January) the northern lights over the snow-covered landscape are an eerie, magical sight.

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Murmansk: Highlights along Lenina Avenue Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture and Folks Art of Kirov, Murmansk, Murmansk Oblast, Northwestern DistrictThe Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture or The Kirovka is named after Sergei Mironovich Kirov and has been a true friend of the inhabitants of the city and region since 1932. It includes a big stage, which is the central concert venue, hosting a lot of folklore, family and children's events, meetings, international festivals, theatrical art, Christmas balls, parties, and more.

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Hunting Aurora Borealis in Murmansk

Sami people, the indigenous inhabitants of the North, say that when a fox runs down the hills and waves its tail, you may see how the sparks of the snow rise to the sky forming this magical glow.We will do our best to organize your once in a lifetime tour and see Aurora Borealis. When booking the tour, please, provide all the dates, you will be available for the tour, as Aurora is unpredictable. We will check the forecasts and inform you about the best day to see the Northern Lights several days in advance *.Your adventure will start from St. Petersburg, where you will be met at your hotel and taken to the airport. The local flight will take you to Murmansk, the cityб which is located a stone throw from the polar circle. In Murmansk it will be time to hunt for the Aurora Borealis. Our experienced guide will take you to the best places to see this natural phenomenon. Don't forget to take your camera with you for the best shots. While human eye cannot appreciate all the colors of the lights, your camera can, so do not miss the opportunity to take unforgettable selfies. Hot local drinks and some snacks will be offered during the hunting.You will be taken back to the airport after the hunting to take the earliest flight back to your base in Saint Petersburg.If the weather or Aurora forecast will be bad, the tour will be cancelled and you will get 100% refund of your tour price.

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Taxi from Murmansk to the Murmansk airport (MMK)

Our driver will come and pick you up from the place of your stay in Murmansk at the pre-arranged time. You will have his/her phone number and can also use Whatsapp application to reach your driver. Your driver will try and park as close as possible to your hotel/house and we will instruct you where to find your car. In most cases when your driver can find a place to park the car he will meet you at the reception with your name sign. The journey to the airport usually takes from 30 to 60 minutes depending on your address.