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Gagarin Park, Chelyabinsk

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Walk around the forested areas, relax by the fountain, and watch wildlife at . Unveiled in 1947, the park includes Lake Verkhneye, a tennis court, and a stadium that seats 10,000 people. In 1954, the first and only railroad for children in the country was installed in the park. At the entrance, check out the statue of of the park's namesake, Yuri Gagarin, the Russian cosmonaut who was the first man in space in 1961. Head to this park for a quiet moment after you explore the surrounding busy city. Work out when and for how long to visit Gagarin Park and other Chelyabinsk attractions using our handy Chelyabinsk itinerary planner.
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  • I saw a dino park and paid a visit. Then I kept walking and saw many games for children. Many local families spent a whole day here.  more »
  • It was the first time I had been there with my daughter (before that I used to go on my own) and I found out that there are SOOO many things to do with a kid while enjoying nature. I managed to see al...  more »
  • This is quite a large park with some lengthy trails to walk or jog through, as well as having a festival-esque or amusement park-like atmosphere to it in the areas towards the entrance, making it very...  more »

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Situated among the natural beauty of the Ural Mountains, Chelyabinsk is a popular base for all sorts of outdoor excursions and offers plenty of places to stay in all budget categories. The city is home to several high-end chain hotels, as well as many guesthouses and boutique hotels. Many of these are concentrated in the city center, but you can also find accommodation on the shores of the nearby lakes. Those looking for the most economical lodgings may opt to stay at one of the city's very affordable hostels.
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