Dangers & Annoyances

In 2013 Volgograd was the target of several suicide bombings, including one that caused massive damage to the main train station and killed 17 people. Despite the bombings, Volgograd remains a safe city for travellers.

Money

Sberbank Alongside the post office.

Post

Post Office Post office with internet access.

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre Small but helpful tourist information office can offer city maps and advise on things to do and see. Not much English spoken.

Travel Agencies

Volgograd Sputnik Travel Company All-purpose travel agency offers guided tours of the city as well as historic tours of battlefield sights and guided visits to further-afield attractions such as the Rossoshka Reconciliation Cemetery. Guided tours of the city start at about R10,000 per tour (best divided among several people). Check out the website and arrange tours in advance by email.