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[[Image:Barnaul station.jpg|thumb|300px| Barnaul Railway Station]]
 
 
'''Barnaul''' ([[Russian phrasebook|Russian]]: Барнау́л ''buhr-nuh-OOL'') is the capital of [[Altai Krai]].
 
'''Barnaul''' ([[Russian phrasebook|Russian]]: Барнау́л ''buhr-nuh-OOL'') is the capital of [[Altai Krai]].
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
  
The city was founded in 1730 as a center of silver and copper mining, and has a population of over 600,000.
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[[Image:Barnaul_-_building_with_spire.jpg|thumb|250px| The Building with spire]]
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The city was founded in the XVIII century as a center of silver and copper mining, and has a population of over 600,000.
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==History==
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[[Image:YakovlevnPolyakov.jpg|thumb|150px| The house of merchants Yakovlev and Polyakov]]
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The foundation year of the city is unknown and is either 1730 or 1739. The name of founding father is Akinfey Demidov, a Russian mine-owner who started copper extraction and melting in the region. Later on his business spead to the gold and silver. The city became a fort and built a dam. This activity was major for centuries to come. Except that, nature and geography explorers never abandoned this Sibirian place. Pyotr Petrovich Semyonov Tian-Shansky and Alexander von Humboldt drew their expeditions routes across the city.
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
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[[Image:Barnaul station.jpg|thumb|150px| Barnaul Railway Station]]
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The travel from Moscow takes 2.5 days and covers 3500km.
 
*№036В/№036Н Barnaul — [[Moscow]] — Barnaul — 1st class train  «Altai»
 
*№036В/№036Н Barnaul — [[Moscow]] — Barnaul — 1st class train  «Altai»
 
*№509/№510 Barnaul — [[Omsk]] — [[Adler]] - Barnaul — from 16 June to 1 September.
 
*№509/№510 Barnaul — [[Omsk]] — [[Adler]] - Barnaul — from 16 June to 1 September.
*№613/№614 Barnaul — Karasuk — Barnaul.
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*№613/№614 Barnaul — [[Karasuk]] — Barnaul.
  
  
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==See==
 
==See==
[[Image:Kilometre Zero Barnaul.jpg|thumb|250px| Zero kilometer]]
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===Museums===
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[[Image:Kilometre Zero Barnaul.jpg|thumb|150px| Zero kilometer]]
 
*Altai museum of regional studies [http://www.agkm.ru/] offers expositions of ethnographical artefacts.
 
*Altai museum of regional studies [http://www.agkm.ru/] offers expositions of ethnographical artefacts.
 
*Museum of literature, art and culture of Altai [http://www.gmilika.ru/].
 
*Museum of literature, art and culture of Altai [http://www.gmilika.ru/].
 
*Altai Museum of Art.[http://muzei.ab.ru/] Malevich, Kandinsky, Rembrandt.
 
*Altai Museum of Art.[http://muzei.ab.ru/] Malevich, Kandinsky, Rembrandt.
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*'World of Stones' museum. Adress: 5b, Kalinina st.
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*Museum of military history. Adress: 73, Komsomolsky Pr. Hours: 9.30-17.30 Tu-Sa.
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===Parks===
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*Izumrudny Park (Парк "Изумрудный"), for families with kids.
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*Solnechny Veter (Парк "Солнечный ветер").
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*Barnaulskaya Krepost (Парк "Барнаульская крепость").
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*Lesnaya Skazka (Парк "Лесная сказка").
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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* <do name="House Club" alt="Клуб Хаус" address="15, Solnechnaya Polyana" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Restaurant, sauna, hooka-lounge, disco floor and bowling.</do>
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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* <eat name="Manhattan Pizza" alt="Манхэттен-Пицца" address="Trade-centers 'Holiday classic' (Холидей классик) or 'City center' (Сити-Центр)" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">A chain of pretty good fast-food resaurants.</eat>
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* <eat name="Zapravka" alt="Заправка, гриль-бар" address="51a, Kirova st" directions="" phone="+7(3852) 200-100" email="" fax="" url="" hours="12:00 - 2:00" price="">It's a grill bar.</eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
* <drink name="Kabak&grill 'Pistols'" alt="" address="44a, Soyuza Respublik st" directions="" phone="" email="bczenit@mail.ru" fax="" url="http://kabakpistols.ru/" hours="11:00 – 03:00 Tu-Th, Su; 11:00 – 05:00 Mo,Fr,Sa" price="">'Wild West' styled restaurant capable to accomodate 250 presons, it has a long bar-stand,a dance-floor and live music at nights. Variety of dishes from American, Mexican, Japanese and Italian cuisines.</drink>
 
* <drink name="Kabak&grill 'Pistols'" alt="" address="44a, Soyuza Respublik st" directions="" phone="" email="bczenit@mail.ru" fax="" url="http://kabakpistols.ru/" hours="11:00 – 03:00 Tu-Th, Su; 11:00 – 05:00 Mo,Fr,Sa" price="">'Wild West' styled restaurant capable to accomodate 250 presons, it has a long bar-stand,a dance-floor and live music at nights. Variety of dishes from American, Mexican, Japanese and Italian cuisines.</drink>
 
* <drink name="Zapravka" alt="Заправка, гриль-бар" address="51a, Kirova st" directions="" phone="+7(3852) 200-100" email="" fax="" url="" hours="12:00 - 2:00" price="">It's a grill bar.</drink>
 
  
 
* <drink name="Sibirskaya Korona" alt="Сибирская корона" address="116, Sotsialisticheskiy Prospekt; 113, Lenina Prospekt; 20, Lenina st" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://siberian-crownbrn.rosinter.ru" hours="09:00–24:00" price="">Beer restaurant with Russia-brewed beer 'Sibirskaya Korona' and traditional food.</drink>
 
* <drink name="Sibirskaya Korona" alt="Сибирская корона" address="116, Sotsialisticheskiy Prospekt; 113, Lenina Prospekt; 20, Lenina st" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://siberian-crownbrn.rosinter.ru" hours="09:00–24:00" price="">Beer restaurant with Russia-brewed beer 'Sibirskaya Korona' and traditional food.</drink>
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* <drink name="English Pub" alt="" address="57a, Chkalova st" directions="" phone="" email="engl_pub@mail.ru" fax="" url="" hours="13.00 - 3.00" price="">Wooden tables and chairs, British music, darts and flags</drink>
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* <eat name="Il Pation" alt="" address="20, Lenina st" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="12:00–24:00" price="">Italian cuisine</eat>
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==

Revision as of 01:22, 4 March 2011

Barnaul (Russian: Барнау́л buhr-nuh-OOL) is the capital of Altai Krai.

Contents

Understand

The Building with spire

The city was founded in the XVIII century as a center of silver and copper mining, and has a population of over 600,000.

History

The house of merchants Yakovlev and Polyakov

The foundation year of the city is unknown and is either 1730 or 1739. The name of founding father is Akinfey Demidov, a Russian mine-owner who started copper extraction and melting in the region. Later on his business spead to the gold and silver. The city became a fort and built a dam. This activity was major for centuries to come. Except that, nature and geography explorers never abandoned this Sibirian place. Pyotr Petrovich Semyonov Tian-Shansky and Alexander von Humboldt drew their expeditions routes across the city.


Get in

By train

Barnaul Railway Station

The travel from Moscow takes 2.5 days and covers 3500km.

  • №036В/№036Н Barnaul — Moscow — Barnaul — 1st class train «Altai»
  • №509/№510 Barnaul — OmskAdler - Barnaul — from 16 June to 1 September.
  • №613/№614 Barnaul — Karasuk — Barnaul.


By plane

German Titov airport [1] is located 17km west from the city center and serves flights from Krasnodar, Moscow, Irkutsk, Anapa, Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok, Saint Petersburg.

Get around

See

Museums

Zero kilometer
  • Altai museum of regional studies [2] offers expositions of ethnographical artefacts.
  • Museum of literature, art and culture of Altai [3].
  • Altai Museum of Art.[4] Malevich, Kandinsky, Rembrandt.
  • 'World of Stones' museum. Adress: 5b, Kalinina st.
  • Museum of military history. Adress: 73, Komsomolsky Pr. Hours: 9.30-17.30 Tu-Sa.

Parks

  • Izumrudny Park (Парк "Изумрудный"), for families with kids.
  • Solnechny Veter (Парк "Солнечный ветер").
  • Barnaulskaya Krepost (Парк "Барнаульская крепость").
  • Lesnaya Skazka (Парк "Лесная сказка").

Do

  • House Club (Клуб Хаус), 15, Solnechnaya Polyana. Restaurant, sauna, hooka-lounge, disco floor and bowling.

Buy

Eat

  • Manhattan Pizza (Манхэттен-Пицца), Trade-centers 'Holiday classic' (Холидей классик) or 'City center' (Сити-Центр). A chain of pretty good fast-food resaurants.
  • Zapravka (Заправка, гриль-бар), 51a, Kirova st, +7(3852) 200-100. 12:00 - 2:00. It's a grill bar.

Drink

  • Kabak&grill 'Pistols', 44a, Soyuza Respublik st, (), [5]. 11:00 – 03:00 Tu-Th, Su; 11:00 – 05:00 Mo,Fr,Sa. 'Wild West' styled restaurant capable to accomodate 250 presons, it has a long bar-stand,a dance-floor and live music at nights. Variety of dishes from American, Mexican, Japanese and Italian cuisines.
  • Sibirskaya Korona (Сибирская корона), 116, Sotsialisticheskiy Prospekt; 113, Lenina Prospekt; 20, Lenina st, [6]. 09:00–24:00. Beer restaurant with Russia-brewed beer 'Sibirskaya Korona' and traditional food.
  • English Pub, 57a, Chkalova st, (). 13.00 - 3.00. Wooden tables and chairs, British music, darts and flags
  • Il Pation, 20, Lenina st. 12:00–24:00. Italian cuisine


Sleep

  • Alexander House (Александр Хаус), 4,Profinterna st, +7(3852) 619-300 (). 26 rooms ranging from luxurious to economy classes
  • Hotel Altai (Гостиница Алтай), 24, Prospekt Lenina, +7(3852) 23-92-47.
  • Hotel Barnaul (Гостиница Барнаул), 135,Krasnoarmeiskiy Prospekt, +7(3852) 62-62-22, [7].
  • Hotel Berezka (Березка), 260, Pavlovsky trakt, (), [8]. Located 26km off the city, the hotel has 7 rooms, a swimming pool and a sauna
  • Hotel Kolos (Колос), 25, Molodezhnaya st, +7(3852) 62-40-48.
  • Hotel Tsentralnaya (Гостиница Центральная), +7(3852) 36-84-39 (), [9].
  • Hotel Sibir (Гостиница Сибирь), 116, Sotsialistichesky Prospekt, +7(3852) 62-42-00, 62-42-22 (), [10].
  • Hotel Laletin (Гостиница Лалетин), 34,Malo-Tobolskaya st, (3852) 38-00-21, 63-54-21 ().

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