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Rostov-on-Don

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Gates to the Caucasus

The gateway to the northern Caucasus region, Rostov-on-Don serves as a stopover for travelers on their way to the country's celebrated Black Sea coast. Located in an area rich in oil and minerals, the city remains a major railway junction linking southwestern Russia with the north. Home to hundreds of start-up companies, Rostov is a growing city boosted by its thriving transportation and manufacturing industries. A growing favorite with foreign visitors, this cosmopolitan urban center is also southern Russia's main hub of culture, packed with libraries, museums, and theaters. Be sure to take a boat ride along the Don, the river that inspired Mikhail Sholokhov's novels. Rostov-on-Don is in Rostov Oblast. Plan your vacation with our Russia vacation builder site and discover the best things to do in Rostov-on-Don.
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Where to stay in Rostov-on-Don

One of the most important industrial, economic, and cultural centers of southern Russia, Rostov-on-Don doesn't lag behind in places to stay. Throughout the city you can find everything from luxury and boutique hotels to a selection of hostels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, and apartments. As in many other Russian cities, the prices of accommodation tend to drop as you venture further away from the city center. However, some of the city's more tranquil neighborhoods are home to luxurious hotels and resorts with amenities such as spas, saunas, and tennis courts, all in a peaceful and scenic environment.
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