Yekaterinburg attractions

Top Choice Church in Yekaterinburg

Romanov Death Site

The massive Byzantine-style Church upon the Blood dominates this site where Tsar Nicholas II, his wife and children were murdered by Bolsheviks on the night of 16 July 1918. Nearby, the pretty wooden Chapel of the R…
Top Choice Church in Yekaterinburg

Church upon the Blood

The massive Byzantine-style Church upon the Blood dominates this site where the Romanov family was executed. While many believe the funds that went into building this lavish church might have been better spent, it w…
Top Choice Notable Building in Yekaterinburg

Vysotskiy Viewing Platform

Take the lift up 52 floors to the viewing platform for one of Russia's best urban panoramas. Children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. The name of the tower is a pun on the Russian word for 'high' and…
Museum in Yekaterinburg

Military Technology Museum

This vast indoor and open-air collection of tanks and armoured vehicles is located on the northern outskirts of Yekaterinburg in Verkhnyaya Pyshma. It’s one of the largest of its kind in the world, with an extensive…
Museum in Yekaterinburg

Museum of Architecture and Design

Situated on Istorichesky skver (Historical Sq), this museum is located on the grounds where the first ironworks was established in Yekaterinburg in 1723. In recent years the museum has had an overhaul, and today the…
Museum in Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinbrug History Museum

At one of the more contemporary museums in town, most of the focus is on Yekaterinburg through the 18th and 19th centuries. Most exhibits are captioned in English and there are plenty of interactive displays.
Church in Yekaterinburg

Ascension Church

The restored late-18th-century Ascension Church is the oldest in Yekaterinburg and rises up moodily alongside parkland that's perfect for a stroll.
Museum in Yekaterinburg

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center

Traffic was stopped the day the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center was opened in 2015. The mammoth site includes a museum, a conference centre, an art gallery and a bookshop, although it's the museum that is of most …
Museum in Yekaterinburg

Urals Military History Museum

Worthwhile for buffs, this military museum has two halls, one dedicated to the Urals Volunteer Tank Corp. Entry price is for both halls, but you can pay and visit only one if you wish. In the yard there's a collecti…
Area in Yekaterinburg

Literary Quarter

Located north of skver Popova, the Literary Quarter features restored wooden houses, some of them now museums about celebrated local writers such as Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak and Pavel Bazhov; a full list of museums is …