Top things to do

Top Choice Area in Tyumen

Riverside Promenade

Tyumen's sleek riverside promenade runs northwest from the centre almost all the way to Trinity Monastery. The promenade offers great views of the Voznesensko Georgievskiy Church reflected in the Tura River from the…
Top Choice Monastery in Tyumen

Trinity Monastery

Riverside Trinity Monastery is undoubtedly Tyumen’s most appealing architectural complex. Its kremlin-style crenellated outer wall is pierced by a single gate tower. Behind, gold domes top the striking Troitsky Chur…
Top Choice Russian in Tyumen

Chum Restaurant-Museum

Inside a faux Siberian hunters cabin lined with furs and skis, this unusual restaurant specalises in the cuisine of northern Siberia. Dishes include salted fish, elk, reindeer tongues and wild boar. However, whereas…
Georgian in Tyumen

Schaste

Funky, glass-fish-bowl-shaped restaurant and bar with leafy plants and bicycles mounted on the walls. There's a menu of Russian, international and some Georgian specialities such as fried suluguni (Georgian cheese),…
Museum in Tyumen

Fine Arts Museum

The Fine Arts Museum has several rotating and permanent exhibits ranging from ornate window frames saved from the city’s old wooden houses to tiny, intricately carved bone figures produced by Siberian artists. While…
Notable Building in Tyumen

Selskhoz Academy

The blue Selskhoz Academy is a brick mansion that was originally a school museum. Its biggest claim to fame is being the hiding spot for Lenin during WWII. Yes, he was already dead! His embalmed body was evacuated h…
Museum in Tyumen

House-Museum of 19th- & 20th-Century History

This museum contains artefacts from Tyumen’s past and is housed in the city’s finest carved cottage. The best way to experience the museum is by taking one of the museum guides whose stories will really bring the pl…
Cafe in Tyumen

Malina Bar

The city slicker Malina Bar has a huge menu of Russian and European food, overly fluffy cakes, filling breakfasts, real coffee, fast wi-fi and cosy seating in grand leather couches. Upstairs is sister Italian restau…
American in Tyumen

In Da USA

In Da USA is, naturally, festooned with Americana and serves Tyumen's best burgers along with Tex-Mex and a host of bar appetisers. It becomes a club famous for table-top dancing at weekends as well as live music an…
Park in Tyumen

City Park

Take a stroll in the City Park (Svetnoi Bulvar) with all the students, new mums and roller skaters. If you get peckish, grab a snack from one of the many fast-food stalls and cafes. The park also contains a big whee…