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==Get around==
 
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The city's hilly landscape is cut through by rectangular quarters as it was planned by the 17th city engineers.  
 
The city's hilly landscape is cut through by rectangular quarters as it was planned by the 17th city engineers.  
The city's airport is 7km north and serves flights to [[Moscow]], [[Saint-petersburg]] and [[Sochi]].
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The city's airport is 7km north and serves flights to [[Moscow]], [[Saint Petersburg]] and [[Sochi]].
 
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*'''Trinity Monastery''', built in the early 18th century.
 
*'''Trinity Monastery''', built in the early 18th century.
 
*'''Znamensky Cathedral''',  you will see its blue dome from almost everywhere in the city.
 
*'''Znamensky Cathedral''',  you will see its blue dome from almost everywhere in the city.
*'''Triumph Arc''' dedicated to the victory in Great Patriotic War.
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*'''Triumph Arc''' dedicated to the victory in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kursk Battle of Kursk].
  
 
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===Cheap===
 
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* <sleep name="Tsentralnaya" alt="Центральная" address="2 Lenina st." directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="from at 1600RUB">Restaurant, bar, cafe, ATM</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Tsentralnaya" alt="Центральная" address="2 Lenina st." directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="from at 1600RUB">Restaurant, bar, cafe, ATM</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Kursk" alt="Курск" address="24 Lenina st" directions="The city center" phone="+7(47122) 2-69-80, 2-24-08" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Soviet-style hotel, free wi-fi, no breakfast, a balanced quality for the price.</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Kursk" alt="Курск" address="24 Lenina st" directions="The city center" phone="+7(47122) 2-69-80, 2-24-08" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Soviet-style hotel, free wi-fi, no breakfast, a balanced quality for the price.</sleep>
 
===Splurge===
 
===Splurge===

Revision as of 02:23, 27 March 2011

Kursk (Russian:Kурск, KOOrsk) is the capital of the Kursk Oblast in the Western part of Russia known as Chernozemye region. The millenuim-old city of nightingale song.


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Get in

By train from Kursky Terminal in Moscow. Firmenny daily sleeper train Solovey #105/106 comes to Kursk early in the morning covering 537km.

Get around

The city's hilly landscape is cut through by rectangular quarters as it was planned by the 17th city engineers. The city's airport is 7km north and serves flights to Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Sochi.

See

Museums

  • Museum of Regional Studies, 6 Lunacharskogo st.
  • Literature Museum
  • Museum of the Battle of Kursk
  • Art Gallery of Deyneka, 85 Radischev st.
  • Archeologicl Museum, 6 Pionerov st.

Other destinations

  • Trinity Monastery, built in the early 18th century.
  • Znamensky Cathedral, you will see its blue dome from almost everywhere in the city.
  • Triumph Arc dedicated to the victory in the Battle of Kursk.

Do

  • Russian Touring Car Championship[1]

Learn

  • Medical University


Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Cheap

  • Tsentralnaya (Центральная), 2 Lenina st.. Restaurant, bar, cafe, ATM from at 1600RUB.

Mid-range

  • Kursk (Курск), 24 Lenina st (The city center), +7(47122) 2-69-80, 2-24-08. Soviet-style hotel, free wi-fi, no breakfast, a balanced quality for the price.

Splurge

  • Nightingale woods (Соловьиная роща), 142a, Engels st. (Located on the city's outskirts close to the woods and a small river), +7 (4712) 32-55-32 (, fax: +7 (4712) 32-55-32), [2]. Restaurant, bar, sauna, billiard, breakfast, tennis court, wi-fi from at 2600RUB.
  • Avrora (Аврора), 9 Sumskaya st, +7(4712) 390 - 900, 390 901, 390 902 (), [3]. Restaurant, lobby-bar, massage salon, sauna, wi-fi. from at 2900RUB.

Contact

Get out

  • Maryino-the palace and park of Baryatinsky noble family.
  • Prokhorovka- the greatest tank battlefield in WWII.




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