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Eco-friendly travel guide to Krasnoyarsk advises how to be a responsible tourist. Learn how to explore the attractions in a sustainable way and how to respect the local people and culture. Make your trip green by supporting locally owned hotels, organic restaurants and other businesses. Read more on how to protect the environment by making conscientious choices and how to travel green in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.


  • Air quality: 3 / 5
  • Exploring by foot: 4 / 5
  • Exploring by bicycle: 4 / 5
  • Public transportation: 4.5/ 5
  • Parks: 3/ 5
  • Outdoor activities: 3 / 5
  • Locals' English level: 3/ 5
  • Safety: 3/ 5
  • Accommodation: US$80 - $200
  • Budget per day: US$50 - $150

Responsible Travel

Krasnoyarsk is the third largest city of Siberia which accommodates more than 1000000 of population, this city is also the administrative capital of the country Russia and a very popular city of this country. The city of Krasnoyarsk is also a very famous tourist attraction spot where every year more than a million people pay a visit to explore the various tourist spots which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk. Tourists are requested to follow all the guidelines during their trip and they have to try to follow all the eco-friendly measures during their trip.


Air Quality and Pollution

The air quality of the city Krasnoyarsk is considered to be as moderate which is slightly unsafe for the sensitive groups, some local people of this city may face certain respiratory problems if they inhale this air regularly. The pollution rates in the city of Krasnoyarsk is also increasing day by day because of the increasing numbers of vehicles in this city, industrialization is also a very big reason behind the increasing rates of pollution in this city


Respect the Culture

Every country, region or a city has its own cultural values and moral values and all the local people of that particular region follow it, in the city of Krasnoyarsk also the local people are very dedicated towards their culture. Tourists who are visiting the city of Krasnoyarsk should be very careful about the words they speak about the culture of this city as if anything goes against the culture of this city then the tourists may face certain difficulties during their trip.


Top 10 Places to Visit

The city of Krasnoyarsk is a very famous destination for the tourists of all over the world where every year so many tourists pay a visit to this city, names of top 10 places which are available for the tourists to explore are mentioned below

• Bobrovyy Log- Bobrovyy Log is a very popular tourist attraction spot where every year so many tourists pay a visit because this place has so many outdoor and adventurous activities which the visitors can do and enjoy, this beautiful ski resort is present in the region of Sibirskaya Ulitsa of the city Krasnoyarsk.

• Ostrov Tatyshev- Ostrov Tatyshev is an island which is present in the city of Krasnoyarsk which has so many interesting places to visit and explore for the tourists who are on a trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk, this island is a must visit place for the tourists as they have so many activities to do.

• Stolby- Stolby is a very famous nature reserve which is a very good place for the nature lovers as here they will get to see huge rocks which are covered thickly with the trees, there are various modes of transportation through which people can reach this place very easily.

• Krasnoyarsk Big Ben- Krasnoyarsk Big Ben is a very popular tourist attraction spot which is present in the region of Ulitsa Veynbauma, this place has a very big clock which is in very good condition and which is also the main centre of attraction of this place.

• Skver Panikovka- Skver Panikovka is a city park which is always occupied by the visitors during the evening as the weather gets extremely pleasant during the evening which makes this place suitable for nature lovers, this park has a very large surface area where visitors can go on long walks.

• Skala Arka- Skala Arka is considered to be one of the best tourist attraction spots which is present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, the shapes of the rocks which are present at this place will definitely fascinate the visitors.

• Literaturnyy Muzey- Literaturnyy Muzey is a museum which is present in the region of Lenina of the city Krasnoyarsk, the infrastructure of this museum is very eye catching which attracts the visitors towards itself. This museum provides information to its visitors about the literature and the visitors will get to know so many things about nature.

• Gremyachaya Griva- Gremyachaya Griva is a garden which is present in the region of Svobodnyy Ave of the city Krasnoyarsk, this place is ideal to do bird watching as the huge trees makes the Atmosphere perfect for most of the varieties of birds.

• Chornaya Sopka- Chornaya Sopka is a huge mountain which is also considered to be dangerous and very lethal because of the volcano, although this place is very suitable for nature lovers and they will definitely enjoy their outing at this place.

• Steamer-museum Saint Nicholas- Steamer-museum Saint Nicholas is a museum which provides so much information to their visitors, this museum has trained guides which have all the information regarding the museum and they try their best to deliver the knowledge which they have.



Explore

There are so many interesting places which are available for the tourists to explore in the city of Krasnoyarsk, every place present in this city has its own importance and significance which will attract the tourists towards itself. Exploration will definitely help the tourists to make their trip full of excitement and this will also increase their curiosity levels as they will get to know something new at every place they will visit in this city. Tourists should definitely try to explore most of the landmarks during their trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk as the landmarks which are present in this city are very fascinating.


City Parks

City parks is a perfect destination for the nature lovers as here they get an ideal environment for themselves so as to relax their minds and reduce the levels of stress and tiredness, there are so many city parks which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of them are mentioned below

● Krasnoyarsk Central Park- Krasnoyarsk Central Park is a very old park which was opened for the local people in 1828 which is present in the region of Karla Marksa of the city Krasnoyarsk, this city park is a must visit for the children as here they can go on miniature train rides and they will definitely enjoy the ride.

● Pokrovskiy Park- Pokrovskiy Park is another very popular city which is present in the region of Ulitsa Stepana Razina of the city Krasnoyarsk, this park consists of benches where visitors can sit if they get tired of walking.



National Parks

National parks and wildlife sanctuaries are very suitable for the people who love to be around animals, in such places people get to do many different and wide varieties of animals species, there are some national parks which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of the are mentioned below

● Gorodskoy Park Flory I Fauny Royev Ruchey- Gorodskoy Park Flory I Fauny Royev Ruchey is a wildlife sanctuary where every day hundreds of people pay a visit as it has so many different species of both flora and the fauna which is present in the city of Krasnoyarsk of the country Russia.

● Stolby- Stolby is an extremely beautiful nature reserve and a must visit place for the tourists who are on a trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk, people can go on hiking at this place and they will not find any difficulty while doing it.



Beaches

The temperature of this city is mostly very low so the local people of the city Krasnoyarsk pay a visit to the beaches which are present in their nearby locality for playing outdoor sports, there are so many beaches which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of them are mentioned below

● Leisure Complex Emelyanov skoye- Leisure Complex Emelyanov skoye is one of those beaches which are mostly occupied by the visitors, this beautiful beach is present in the region of Emelyanovo of the city Krasnoyarsk. Visitors are requested to keep both the beach and the water body clean and should not throw garbage at this beach.

● Recreation Area Mirovichev Bor- Recreation Area Mirovichev Bor is another beach which is present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, this beach is spread in a very large surface area and because of this a lot of people at a time can reside here.



Landmarks

Landmarks are considered to be as the favourite destinations for the tourists to visit when they are on a trip to any place, in the city of Krasnoyarsk also there are so many landmarks for the tourists to visit and explore, names of some of the landmarks of this city are mentioned below

● Chasovnya Paraskevy Pyatnitsy- Chasovnya Paraskevy Pyatnitsy is a very ancient and historical chapel which is present in the region of Ulitsa Stepana Razina of the city Krasnoyarsk, visitors will get to see some spectacular views from this landmark of the whole city.

● Teatral'naya Ploshchad- Teatral'naya Ploshchad is a very popular tourist attraction spot which is present in the region of Bograda St of the city Krasnoyars, most of the events which are carried out in this city are organised at this place which is also surrounded by a opera theater where so many popular opera artists perform.



Museums

Museums are one of those places which are very knowledge gaining and the visitors will get to know so many new things by visiting the museums, in the city of Krasnoyarsk also there are so many museums, names of some of the museums of this city are mentioned below

● Surikov Krasnoyarsk Art Museum- Surikov Krasnoyarsk Art Museum is a very informative museum which has paintings of so many famous painters, this museum also has so many sculptures which are in a very good shape, this museum is present in the region of Parizhskoy Kommuny St of the city Krasnoyarsk.

● Museum of painter B. Ya. Ryauzov- Museum of painter B. Ya. Ryauzov is also a very popular museum which is present in the region of Lenina of the city of Krasnoyarsk which has so many paintings from the famous painters, this museum also some sculptures which are made very finely.



Eat

There are so many traditional and local dishes which are consumed by the local people of the city Krasnoyarsk, tourists who are on a trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk should definitely consume the local and traditional food of this city as it tastes very delicious. Tourists can very easily consume the local dishes of this city over the various restaurants which serve best quality of dishes to their visitors. There are many local dishes of this city, names of some of the local dishes of the city Krasnoyarsk are mentioned below

● Ukha

● Oladyi

● Sugudai

● Vinegret



Traditional Local Restaurants

Traditional Local restaurants are ideal for the tourists who are on a trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk as here they will get to eat all the traditional and local dishes which are being consumed by the local people of this city. The local traditional restaurants which are present in this city serve quality food to their visitors at very reasonable prices, the services these restaurants provide to their visitors are very satisfactory. Names of some of the Traditional Local restaurants which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk are mentioned below

● Balkan Grill

● Rasputin

● Svin'ya I Biser



Vegetarian and Vegan

Vegetarian people will not face any kinds of difficulties in finding a vegetarian restaurants present in the city of Krasnoyarsk as the numbers of vegetarian restaurants are very high. Although the vegan people might face some difficulties when they are on a trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk as the numbers of vegan restaurants are very less and the vegan food which is available in this city is also very costly. Names of some of the vegetarian and vegan restaurants which are present in this city are mentioned below

● Veggy

● Rada

● Balkan grill



Street Food

Street food lovers will get so many option of Street food dishes if they are on a trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk, the street food which is available in this city is not only delicious to eat but it is also very affordable. Although the quality of food which is served over these streets stalls is not satisfactory as compared to food which is served over the traditional local restaurants of this city. Names of places at which tourists can consume the street food in this city are mentioned below

● Baker Street

● Street roll



Drink

Consuming alcoholic beverages or non alcoholic beverages has become extremely common all over the world and people love to consume drinks every day, the local people of the city Krasnoyarsk are also very fond of consuming cocktails, mocktails and alcoholic beverages. There is a drinking age of 18-18 in the city of Krasnoyarsk and anyone whose age is lower than 18 is strictly not allowed to consume alcoholic drinks.


Tap-water

The tap water which is available in the city of Krasnoyarsk is considered to be drinkable and safe for consumption for the local people of this city, although the tap water of this city contains some kinds of impurities which can cause certain kidney related issues in some local people of Krasnoyarsk. Tourists who are on a trip to the city Krasnoyarsk can use the packaged drinking water for the safety of their health as it is completely safe to consume and totally free from any kinds of impurities.




Organic Cafés

Organic cafes are one of those relaxing places which are always filled with visitors specially in the morning as the local residents of the city Krasnoyarsk prefer to start their day by drinking a caffeinated drink so as to keep themsly awake throughout the day. There are so many organic cafes which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of the organic cafes which are present in this city are mentioned below

● Traveler's coffee

● Black hole

● Akademiya coffee



Breweries

Beer has become one of the most popular and famous drinks which is consumed all over the world because of its affordable rates, as this beverage has low alcoholic content it is much more prefered over any other alcoholic beverage in every part of this world. In the city of Krasnoyarsk also there are several breweries which are either present in or near to this city, the local residents of the city Krasnoyarsk are also very fond of consuming beer and they drink it everyday with most of their meals. Names of some of the breweries which are present in this city are mentioned below

● Red rocks

● Craft-U-Brewery



Activities

There are so many interesting activities for both the local people of the city Krasnoyarsk and also for the tourists who are on trip to this city, people can go on jungle safaris on the various wildlife sanctuaries which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk. People can also visit the various water parks which are present in this city where they can enjoy the water rides which are in very good condition.


Yoga and Retreats

Yoga has attained so much popularity from past some years as it has been proven extremely effective against the treatment of so many chronic diseases which can even not be treated with medications, the local people of the city Krasnoyarsk also practice yoga on daily basis as they are also aware of its benefits and positive impacts on the human body. Names of some of yoga and retreats which are present in this city are mentioned below

● Munkudil Ayurveda and yoga retreat




Accommodation

Accommodation is considered to be one of the most important factors for the tourists when they are planning a trip to any country or a city, choice of the mode of accommodation should be done very wisely and carefully as people should get every kind of facility which they require. In the city of Krasnoyarsk there are so many modes of accommodation which are available for the tourists who are on a trip to this city, people can choose any one of the modes of accommodations which fulfills their criteria of requirements like facilities, food, budget, number of family members.


Green Hotels

Green hotels are one of the most opted modes of accommodation in the city of Krasnoyarsk by the tourists as they have all sorts of facilities for their visitors and try their best to maintain the budget of their customers. Green hotels follow all the green measures which contributes towards the welfare of the environment of the earth, such hotels are very helpful in reducing the pollution rates and are extremely effective against the environment. In the city of Krasnoyarsk there are various green hotels present, names of some of them are mentioned below

● Sky hotel

● Hilton garden inn



Hostels and Guest Houses

Hostels are one of those accommodations which are mostly opted by the students who want to study in the universities which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk as the facilities which hotels provide are quite less, there are so many hostels which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of them are mentioned below

● City Hostel

● Hostel Gosti

Guest houses are mostly opted by the people who are on an office trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of the guest houses are mentioned below

● Edem-Vzlotka Gostinitsa V Kvartirakh

● Edem-Oktyabr'skiy Gostinitsa V Kvartirakh



Apartments

This mode of accommodation is considered to be the most comfortable and convenient mode of accommodation in the city of Krasnoyarsk as it provides a lot of facilities to the residents. There are so many apartments which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of them are mentioned below

● Krasnoyarsk apartments

● Apartment building




Couchsurfing

Couch surfing is an extremely common practice which is practised across the whole world, couch surfing can make the trip of the tourists very easy and convenient as the local people can help them whenever they face any kinds of difficulty during their trip to the city of Krasnoyarsk. Couch surfing is a very budget friendly practice and because of this it is very common in the city of Krasnoyarsk also.




Camping

Camping is an adventurous activity which should be practiced only under an expert professional who has a good amount of experience in camping as there are so many risk factors for the people when they will practice camping , although camping have made very easy by the camping centres which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk. The local people of the city Krasnoyarsk are also very fond of doing camping during their off days, they do camping over the various camping centres which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk.


How to Get There

Getting to the city of Krasnoyarsk is very easy and also very convenient as there are so many modes of transportation which are available for the tourists in this city, tourists can choose any one of the transportation as per their convenience and budget. Most modes of transportation are well developed in the city of Krasnoyarsk which makes transportation very convenient in this city and people will face very less difficulty in travelling. People who are traveling from another country to the city of Krasnoyarsk mostly opt for air transportation as it is a very rapid mode of transportation and also very time consuming.




Air

Air transportation is well developed in the city of Krasnoyarsk as there are so many airports in this city, this city also has one international airport from where people can board flights for other countries also. Krasnoyarsk international airport makes the air transportation much more developed as people get direct flights for this city, names of some of the domestic airports which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk are mentioned below

● Cheremshanka Airport

● Vanavara airport



Bus

Buses are the most opted mode of transportation in the city of Krasnoyarsk as other modes of transportation in this city are much more costly than buses, the condition of roads are quite good in the city of Krasnoyarsk which makes the transportation through buses much more easier. Names of some of bus stations which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk are mentioned below

● Zlobino Station

● Aerovokzal'naya St



Train

Train transportation of the city Krasnoyarsk is also very satisfactory when we talk about the transportation services which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, train transportation is very budget friendly as the cost of ticket is much less than the ticket price of bus. . There are several railway stations which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk, names of some of them are mentioned below

● Krasnoyarsk-Passenger

● Enisey station



Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking nowadays is mostly used in the case of any kinds of emergency situations like an accident, or any other serious circumstances, earlier this practice used to be extremely common across the whole world but as the cases of robbery and murder started increasing the people using this practice started decreasing as they did not considered this practice to be safe. Hitchhiking can be a very effective practice to do in the city of Krasnoyarsk as this city has a very good connectivity of roads which makes hitchhiking extremely effective in this city.


Others

Others modes of transportation are also available in the city of Krasnoyarsk which are also very much opted and are also very effective for transportation in this city, taxi is one such mode of transportation which is available in the city of Krasnoyarsk. There are various taxi rental agencies and companies which are present in this city and which are helping the local people of this city to travel from one place to another at reasonable and affordable rates.


Moving Around

Moving around in the city of Krasnoyarsk is very easy as both the local people of this city and tourists get so many options of transportation and they can choose any one of them as per their needs and requirements. Tourists can opt for the public buses which are running under the government agencies, such buses are extremely affordable and are also very punctual as they follow avery strict time table.




Walk

Walking is very important for the tourists when they are on a trip to the city Krasnoyarsk, as walking enhances the rates of exploration and helps the tourists to find some more interesting places to explore and some more interesting activities to do in this city. The local people of the city Krasnoyarsk are very fond of going on walks and they love to go on walks during the morning and the evening times, there are so many city parks which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk which gives the most ideal environment for the people to go on a walk.


Bicycle

Bicycles in the city of Krasnoyarsk are mostly opted by the local people who are fitness freaks and are very conscious when it comes to their health, in the city of Krasnoyarsk there are so many companies which provide bicycles on rent to the local people. People can also rent bicycles in the city of Krasnoyarsk online through the app very easily and conveniently, on the app all the details are available related to the rules, regulations and policies.




Electronic Vehicles

Electric vehicles will get mandatory in the near future looking at the current situation of increasing pollution in the city of Krasnoyarsk and depletion of the ozone layer of the earth, the vehicles which run on fossil fuels like petrol and diesel are extremely harmful for the environment as they are the main reason behind increasing pollution. There are some local people of the city Krasnoyarsk who are using electric vehicles by looking at the increasing pollution rates, use of electric vehicles will definitely help reducing the rates of pollution.





Public Bus

Public buses are one of the prime sources of transportation in the city of Krasnoyarsk as this mode of transportation is considered to be one of the cheapest modes of transportation which is available in the city of Krasnoyarsk. These public buses of the city Krasnoyarsk run on every route which is present in this city for the convenience of the local people of every region of this city, public buses are very affordable and anyone can afford to travel in them as the rates are low.


Tram, Train and Subway

Trains are available in the city of Krasnoyarsk and they contribute a lot of proportion towards the transportation facilities which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk. Trains in this city are considered to be one of the most affordable modes of transportation present in the city of Krasnoyarsk.


Sustainable Shopping

The concept of sustainable shopping is attaining peaks day by day as it has been considered very effective against the environment. Shopping green contributes a lot towards the health of the environment as the products which are available for purchase in these sustainable shops are completely eco-friendly as they are derived by eco-friendly means, such products are totally free from any such materials or such chemical compounds which can cause pollution or environment degradation which can cause harm to the environment. The local people of the city Krasnoyarsk have also started using sustainable products as the are very impressed by the benefits it has.


Food Markets

The food markets which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk are famous for the good quality of food commodities they sell to the local people of this city, in these markets every product which is related to food or cooking can be purchased very conveniently ranging from spices to sea food. In the city of Krasnoyarsk there are so many food markets and the local people of this city can purchase food commodities from any one of the food market as per their convenience and ease, names of some of the food markets present in the city of Krasnoyarsk are mentioned below

● Rynok Totem

● Poleznyye Produkty Krasnoyarsk



Flea Markets

In the flea markets which are present in the Krasnoyarsk nearly every type of commodity is present to purchase for the visitors, flea markets are perfect markets for buying commodities at much less rates than usual. In the city of Krasnoyarsk also the flea markets are extremely famous because of the budget friendly products which are sold in these flea markets. There are various places at which these flea markets are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk names of some of them are mentioned below

● Svalka krsk

● Catka



Second Hand Stores

The numbers of second hand stores are increasing day by day in the city of Krasnoyarsk as the local people of the krasnoo are buying commodities from second hand stores very oftenly. The commodities which are available for purchasing in these second hand stores are in working and good condition and the local people of Krasnoyarsk who cannot afford to purchase it in the new form purchase it from these second hand stores. Names of second hand stores which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk are mentioned below

● Svalka Krasnoyarsk

● Brand hand



Eco-Fashion

The word eco-fashion promotes the use of clothes which are made from materials which are eco-friendly, such clothes are not only beneficial for the environment but they are also very beneficial towards the health of the human beings. Eco-friendly clothes are very effective in reducing the rates of environmental degradation as they can get disposed very easily by natural means , in the city of Krasnoyarsk also the local people are using clothes which are eco-friendly as they are very much aware about the benefits these clothes has over normal clothes.




Recycling

Recycling is a very effective process which can be described as conversion of waste materials which are of no further use for the human beings are converted to something effective from, in the process of recycling materials which are non biodegradable are mostly used as these materials have the tendency to increase the rates of environmental degradation. The city of Krasnoyarsk needs to do something when it comes to the process of recycling although there are various recycling agencies which are trying their level best so as to recycle every kind of material.


Waste

The waste management is also not up to the par when we take regard of the city Krasnoyarsk and this is the part where the government of this city should consider as management of waste is very important so as to control the rates of environmental degradation. Maintenance of non biodegradable waste is one of the most important things so as to control the rates of environmental degradation as such kinds of waste require an external means so as to get decomposed.




Work and Study Abroad

The job opportunities are also not so high in the city of Krasnoyarsk and the local people of Krasnoyarsk have to work very hard so as to get a job and make their day to day expenses in this city. The universities which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk give chances to very selected students who are good in studies from their university to help them settle abroad.


Exchange Student

The universities present in the city of Krasnoyarsk every year carry out exchange student programs for the students who are living in another city or region of the country Russia but want to study in this city. The education in the city Krasnoyarsk is quite cheap as compared to some other regions, the students who cannot afford to gain education in their own region or city can enroll themselves in the exchange programs which are carried out by the universities of Krasnoyarsk.




Au Pair

The au pairing companies and agencies which are present in the city of Krasnoyarsk have done exceptionally well when it comes to providing jobs to the needy ones who are in definite need of a job so as to make their living. People who are in the search of a job in the city of Krasnoyarsk can visit the various au pair agencies and get themselves enrolled by filling very basic personal information on the website.


Volunteering

Volunteering is considered to be the most effective method through which people can get a permanent job in the city of Krasnoyarsk, although getting a permanent job through this method is not so easy as the amount of competition at one single post is very high.





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