Krasnodar is considered one of the leaders in the country for the development of tourism. It presents a lot of historical objects (remaining from Tsarist Russia) and unique natural creations. This city is also a major trading center in the South of Russia, connecting the Caucasus and the rest of the country.
Krasnodar is considered one of the leaders in the country for the development of tourism. It presents a lot of historical objects (remaining from Tsarist Russia) and unique natural creations. This city is also a major shopping center in the South of Russia, connecting the Caucasus and the rest of the country.
Geographically, Krasnodar is very attractive for tourists, because you can easily go to any city on the Black Sea coast. The city is located on the right bank of the Kuban River. Not far away is the Krasnodar Reservoir - the largest artificially created reservoir in the North Caucasus. Krasnodar has access to the two warm Black seas (100km distance) and Azov (120km distance).
Another interesting fact related to the geography of Krasnodar is that the city is located on the 45th parallel, those. exactly midway between the Equator line and the North Pole of the Earth. This breadth was called the “lifeline”, since optimal climatic conditions for human life are concentrated in this area of the globe. The summer period is quite hot, and the winter period is characterized by mild weather with a small amount of snow and an air temperature of about 0 ° C. In honor of this, the city has an architectural sign “Geographic Parallel 45 S.Sh.”, which is the point of reference of this parallel to the west.
Architecture and sculptural components are one of the most important tourist attractions of Krasnodar. For its appearance at the beginning of the 20th century, the city was even called Little Paris. Now most of the unique historical buildings located on Krasnaya Street in the historic district of the city. This street got its name in the 19th century, according to the Old Russian verbal traditions, “red” meant by itself “beautiful”. Therefore, the building on it was carried out according to the developed architectural plan. The city has several Orthodox churches. One of them is the Church in the name of the Icon of the Mother of God of All Who Sorrow, Joy, which is considered to be the first stone structure in the city.