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.
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.
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.
Bank building in Kursk
Museum of Regional Studies, 6 Lunacharskogo St.
Museum of the Battle of Kursk
Art Gallery of Deyneka, 85 Radischev St.
Archeological Museum, 6 Pionerov St.
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.
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.
Tsentralnaya (Центральная), 2 Lenina st.. Restaurant, bar, cafe, ATMfrom at 1600RUB.
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.
Nightingale woods (Соловьинаяроща), 142a, Engels st. (Located on the city's outskirts close to the woods and a small river), ☎ +7 (4712) 32-55-32 (email@example.com, fax: +7 (4712) 32-55-32), . Restaurant, bar, sauna, billiard, breakfast, tennis court, wi-fifrom at 2600RUB.