Zapolarny is a city on Far North, close to Norwegian and Finnish border located in Murmansk Oblast.
The most famous element of the city's Kola Super Deep Borehole. It was a part of scientific project dedicated to drilling to the deepst Earth point. The drilling stopped due to too high temperatures and the whole construction was abandoned in 1992. Although it's mostly famous by different urban legends, the whole project provided many scinatific discoveries as f.ex. finding remains of first plancton and understand our planet's history much better.
You can get the city by bus from Murmansk or by car (about 2,5 hours). You can also try to visit it by bus from Kirkenes (Norway). The closest airport's located in Kirkenes (Norway) . It operates internal flights only. Murmansk airport's located about 3 hours from the city.
The city's streects are located very regular and it's not hard to get lost there.
There're many small and much bigger shops.
There're many restaurants, as pizzeria in Yunost' building or Russian cuisine ones.
There're only two accommodation objects in the city: hotel Pechenga and hostel Polyarnaya Noch. Both objects have WIFi access.
Kola Super Deep Borehole's in ruins, visiting it is available with a guide only.