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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Ufa is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Russia.
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Ufa is one of the largest (with over a million residents) and most beautiful cities in Russia.
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The city was founded in 1586.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
There is at least one flight a day flight to [[Moscow]] and to [[St. Petersburg]]. Also, there are flights to [[Turkey]]. They leave from the Ufa International Airport.  
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Flights arrive in Ufa International Airport [http://www.airportufa.ru/en/about/] ({{IATA|UFA}}). There is at least one flight a day flight to [[Moscow]] and to [[St. Petersburg]]. Also, there are flights to [[Turkey]].
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ufa_International_Airport]
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Airport lies southeast of the city and not so far from the city center. A taxi from the train station to the airport takes about 25-35 minutes and can cost $15-25. Public transportation to and from the airport is uncomplicated, as there is direct bus service between the airport and the city center.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 15:52, 21 December 2010

Ufa (Russian: Уфа́ oo-FAH) is the capital of Bashkortostan.

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Understand

Ufa is one of the largest (with over a million residents) and most beautiful cities in Russia.

The city was founded in 1586.

Get in

Flights arrive in Ufa International Airport [1] (IATA: UFA). There is at least one flight a day flight to Moscow and to St. Petersburg. Also, there are flights to Turkey.

Airport lies southeast of the city and not so far from the city center. A taxi from the train station to the airport takes about 25-35 minutes and can cost $15-25. Public transportation to and from the airport is uncomplicated, as there is direct bus service between the airport and the city center.

Get around

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Eat

Mado Bistro ul. Lenin 16, just opposite to Mcdonald's, offers Meals for about 200R and is recommended by Longly Planet. If you are in business and want to have a nice dinner, go to LaRuch restaurant as it is not cheap but is really nice. Nice Ufa restaurants are Svoya companiya, Gedza, Japonika, DelMar, 1st Kalyannaya, Jet, A Kafe, Prospect.

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Sleep

There are several nice hotels in Ufa: President Hotel, Bashkortostan Hotel, Amaks-Tourist Hotel and Azimut, but the best are President Hotel and Bashkortostan Hotel as they are the most comfortable. President Hotel is located in the city but in the forest zone. Bashkortostan Hotel located in the historical part of the city on Lenina Street.

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