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==Get in==
 
==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.
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By train from Kursky Terminal in Moscow. '''Firmenny''' daily sleeper train ''Solovey'' #105/106 comes to Kursk  early in the morning covering 537km. Other direct destinations are [[Saint Petersburg]], Ukranian cities like [[Kharkov]], [[Crimea]]n capital [[Simferopol]], neighboring [[Belgorod]] and southern resort [[Anapa]].
  
 
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The city's airport is 7km north and serves flights to [[Moscow]], [[Saint Petersburg]] and [[Sochi]].
 
The city's airport is 7km north and serves flights to [[Moscow]], [[Saint Petersburg]] and [[Sochi]].
 
==See==
 
==See==
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[[Image:Kursk.jpg|thumb|250px| Bank building in Kursk]]
  
 
===Museums===
 
===Museums===
*'''Museum of Regional Studies''', 6 Lunacharskogo st.
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*'''Museum of Regional Studies''', 6 Lunacharskogo St.
 
*'''Literature Museum'''
 
*'''Literature Museum'''
 
*'''Museum of the Battle of Kursk'''  
 
*'''Museum of the Battle of Kursk'''  
*'''Art Gallery of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Deyneka Deyneka]''', 85 Radischev st.  
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*'''Art Gallery of Deyneka''', 85 Radischev St.  
*'''Archeologicl Museum''', 6 Pionerov st.
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*'''Archeological Museum''', 6 Pionerov St.
  
 
===Other destinations===
 
===Other destinations===
 
*'''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 the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kursk Battle of Kursk].
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*'''Triumph Arc''' dedicated to the victory in the Battle of Kursk.
  
 
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==Drink==
 
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*<drink name="The One Bar" alt="" address="Dzerjinskogo 19" directions="" phone="360112" url="" hours="13:00 to 5:00am" price="" lat="" long="">Modern, attractive bar in the center of town, close to Red Square. Open daily from 13:00 until 3:00am on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. On weekends it opens from 13:00 until 5am with great DJ's and a European standard selection of music.</drink>
  
 
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
*Maryino-the palace and park of Baryatinsky noble family.
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*'''Maryino''' - the palace and park of Baryatinsky noble family.
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Prokhorovka Prokhorovka]- the greatest tank battlefield in WWII.
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*'''Prokhorovka''' - the greatest tank battlefield in WWII.
  
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[[Category: Populated places in Russia]]
  
 
{{IsPartOf|Kursk Oblast}}
 
{{IsPartOf|Kursk Oblast}}

Latest revision as of 03:27, 21 March 2013

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.


Get in[edit]

By train from Kursky Terminal in Moscow. Firmenny daily sleeper train Solovey #105/106 comes to Kursk early in the morning covering 537km. Other direct destinations are Saint Petersburg, Ukranian cities like Kharkov, Crimean capital Simferopol, neighboring Belgorod and southern resort Anapa.

Get around[edit]

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[edit][add listing]

Bank building in Kursk

Museums[edit]

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

Other destinations[edit]

  • 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[edit][add listing]

  • Russian Touring Car Championship[1]

Learn[edit]

  • Medical University


Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The One Bar, Dzerjinskogo 19, 360112. 13:00 to 5:00am. Modern, attractive bar in the center of town, close to Red Square. Open daily from 13:00 until 3:00am on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. On weekends it opens from 13:00 until 5am with great DJ's and a European standard selection of music.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Cheap[edit]

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

Mid-range[edit]

  • 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.  edit

Splurge[edit]

  • 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.  edit
  • 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.  edit

Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

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



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