What to do and see in Altai Krai, Siberian District: The Best Places and Tips

Altai Krai (Russian: Алта́йский край, tr. Altaysky kray, IPA: [ɐlˈtajskʲɪj kraj]) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai). It borders with, clockwise from the west, Kazakhstan, Novosibirsk and Kemerovo Oblasts, and the Altai Republic. The krai's administrative center is the city of Barnaul. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the krai was 2,419,755.

1. Mountain Pharmacy Museum

Polzunova St., 42, Barnaul 656043, Russia Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
73%
Good
19%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
1%
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1%
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4.5 based on 125 reviews

Mountain Pharmacy Museum

Reviewed By bill a

Interesting two story museum describing the use of herbs and other medicines from the Alltay.

A must st if you are looking around the city of Barunal. Clean and well presented with very attractive host who explains the chariots displays. Hire Eugene as a local guide.

2. Ostrich Ranch

Sosnovaya St., 27 | Village Vlasikha, Barnaul 656031, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Farms
Excellent
93%
Good
6%
Satisfactory
1%
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0%
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5 based on 79 reviews

Ostrich Ranch

Reviewed By PG985 - LuxembourgLuxembourg

Awesome.More than just an ostrich ranch

Very nice farm with full of animals not just ostriches. Yak pigs fox camels reindeer etc which you can feed. 30 minutes by car from the center. 5 euros with yandex or gett taxi.

3. Lake Bolshoye Yarovoye

Yarovoye, Russia Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
49%
Good
23%
Satisfactory
15%
Poor
12%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 64 reviews

Lake Bolshoye Yarovoye

Reviewed By 820andreic

Unique natural beauty

It is an absolutely beautiful lake in a middle of nowhere. Very salty water you can lay on without any effort, like in the Dead Sea.

4. Cerkovka Mountain

Belokurikha, Russia Nature & Parks, Mountains
Excellent
74%
Good
21%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
2%
Terrible
0%
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4.5 based on 228 reviews

Cerkovka Mountain

Reviewed By Fetustician - Nashville, TennesseeNashville, Tennessee

Beautiful views, cute chipmunks

The top of the mountain is accessible by a long ski lift (2.5 km). A very peaceful ride in nice weather. At the top a bunch of rocks are an attraction that drives everyone for photos. Several pathways criss cross the top, all fairly easy with nice views t

5. Akvapark Water Park

251 V/ 2 Pavlovskiy trakt | Europa Trade Center, Barnaul 656067, Russia Water & Amusement Parks, Water Parks
Excellent
58%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
6%
Terrible
0%
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4.5 based on 91 reviews

Akvapark Water Park

Reviewed By PG985 - LuxembourgLuxembourg

Nice aquacenter for Young kids

Nice fun new clean and very secure pool. Several slides for all kids even babies. Very secure even a bit too much but ok it was a fun activity in barnaul.

6. Lava Agua Park

Mendeleyeva, 1, Yarovoye, Russia Water & Amusement Parks, Water Parks
Excellent
56%
Good
23%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
13%
Terrible
1%
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4 based on 52 reviews

Lava Agua Park

Reviewed By ShP1oN - Mirny, RussiaMirny, Russia

Муравейник

Был в шоке, когда пришли с женой в аквапарк - простояли минут 30 в очереди за браслетом и оплатили абонемент! Конда зашли внутрь, просто адский муравейник, людей очень много! Нету контроля по людям, на горках стоять надо по минут 30, чтобы съехать! Огромн

7. Katun River

Russia Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
100%
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5 based on 3 reviews

Katun River

Reviewed By LoveTravel398092 - Moscow, RussiaMoscow, Russia

Волшебная Катунь

Есть ряд природных объектов, которые поправу можно и нужно считать достопримечательностями. На Алтае одна из таких природных достопримечательностей - это река Катунь. Необыкновенного цвета. А цвет она меняет четыре раза в год. Страстная, говорящая, мощная

8. Gagarina Street

Yarovoye, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
Excellent
80%
Good
4%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
4%
Terrible
4%
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4.5 based on 24 reviews

Gagarina Street

Reviewed By 820andreic

Nice walk

Nice walk about 1 mile. Interesting sculptures, souvenirs, local foods and drinks. Some entertainments.

9. Swan Natural Area

Belokurikha, Russia Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
76%
Good
14%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
3%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 64 reviews

Swan Natural Area

Reviewed By Victor_Babin - Krasnoyarsk, RussiaKrasnoyarsk, Russia

500 лебедей в пределах видимости!

Ехал сюда не ожидаю ничего интересного, просто было время. Но был поражен этим местом!!! Это удивидельное зрелище -500 птиц одновременно на одном маленьком озере!! Но это было второе потрясение, а первое это уровень гула который эти прекрасные птицы созда

10. Prichal 22

Beach entertainment complex Prichal, Yarovoye, Russia Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
Excellent
43%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
6%
Terrible
17%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 29 reviews

Prichal 22

Reviewed By 820andreic

Nice entertainment complex

I was there in the middle of August. It is active from the beginning of June to mid of August. Bars and night clubs. It is fun in a middle of nowhere.

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