Cultural life of mining towns in the Urals – Road.Travel

Cultural life of mining towns in the Urals

Road Trip Route. Kopeysk Local History Museum, Web Farm, Monuments in Emanzhelinsk, Thermae in Yetkula.

During this trip you will feel how the Ural Cossacks lived, learn about the writers and singers who lived in the Urals, you will see a car "Moskvich" of the very first model and Kopeyskit - a mineral named after Kopeysk, talk to the camels, and at the end of the trip relax in the baths.

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Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: South Ural Cossacks, miners, camels and baths

Learn more about the history and modern way of life in small mining towns in the South Urals.


Gazpromneft filling station #267

The journey begins! For a smooth trip, we recommend stopping at a gas station - fill a full tank of quality fuel, pump up the tires, buy aromatic coffee and snacks on the road.

Kopeysk Local History Museum

A remarkable museum of local lore with a model of a Cossack hut, an extensive exhibition of stones and minerals and a collection of weapons from the Great Patriotic War. Sunday is a day off.

Monument to P. P. Bazhov.

The first of the existing monuments to the great Russian writer, author of stories about the Urals. It stands in the Bazhov square in front of the house of culture of his own name. It was opened in 1954.

Camel Farm "Ships of the Desert and Steppe."

Camels live not only in the desert but also in the Urals. At the farm you can ride camels and even try camel milk! Before coming - be sure to call the phone number given in [official community](

Monument to Moskvich-401

There are several interesting monuments in the mining town with the black swan coat of arms. One of them is "Moskvich" of the first model. The city also has the Alley of Mining Glory, a gilded sculpture of the Good Angel and a monument to victims of political repression, erected in 2008.

Emanzhelinsk Local History Museum

Visit the local history museum, named after Soviet opera singer Alexander Vedernikov. The museum exhibits were collected by the city residents themselves, who wanted to immortalize the history of their mining region. In the exhibition halls there are Cossack and Soviet everyday items, stuffed animals of the South Ural fauna, mammoth tusks and military exhibits. Mode of operation: Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 to 18.00.

Zishi Sushi Café

Lunch delicious sushi and rolls at the Zishi Sushi chain café.

Baden-Baden thermae Etkul

The ideal end of the trip will be to relax in "Baden-Baden" - the complex of thermal pools in Yetkula. The visit is better coordinated in advance on [website](

Restaurant Baden-Baden.

Dinner is immediately available in the magnificent restaurant with a fireplace lounge and panoramic views of the terraces. It serves the finest grilled meat, delicious salads and exotic cocktails. Tables in the fireplace room must be booked in advance by phone at [site](