©

Norilsk trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Norilsk

(4.2/5 based on 100+ reviews for top 10 attractions)
Things to do: museums, sightseeing, historic sites
Norilsk is an industrial city in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located between the Yenisei River and the Taymyr Peninsula. Population:Norilsk was closed in November 2001 to all non-Russians, except for Belarusians.HistoryNorilsk was founded at the end of the 1920s, but the official date of founding is traditionally 1935, when Norilsk was expanded as a settlement for the Norilsk mining-metallurgic complex and became the center of the Norillag system of GULAG labor camps. It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1939 and town status in 1953.Norilsk is located between the West Siberian Plain and Central Siberian Plateau at the foot of the 1700m high Putoran Mountains, on some of the largest nickel deposits on Earth. Consequently, mining and smelting ore are the major industries. Norilsk is the center of a region where nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum, palladium, and coal are mined. Mineral deposits in the Siberian Craton had been known for two centuries before Norilsk was founded, but mining began only in 1939, when the buried portions of the Norilsk-Talnakh intrusions were found beneath mountainous terrain.
Plan your tour of Norilsk and Russia travel itinerary using our Russia vacation builder.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Norilsk

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Norilsk

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Krasnoyarsk Krai:
Nature, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Krasnoyarsk Krai

7 days in Siberian District BY A USER FROM GREECE April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Russia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Russia BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA April, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Siberian District BY A USER FROM RUSSIA February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Russia BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND March, teens, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 56 days in Russia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Krasnoyarsk BY A USER FROM GREECE February, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Siberian District BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Russia BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Russia BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Russia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News