What to do in Rostov-on-Don: 7 great ideas

Over the past couple of years, Rostov-on-Don has noticeably changed - the southern capital, among other cities, is preparing to host matches of the World Cup. In this regard, we tell you what to do in Rostov and what places you definitely need to visit.

The city embankment is the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to the sights of Rostov. In 2014, a large-scale reconstruction was carried out that completely changed the appearance of the embankment: the new cafes and pavilions are now made in the same style, relaxation areas, playgrounds and original sculptures have appeared, which are simply impossible to pass by and not take a few photos. In the evenings it is especially beautiful here.

What to do in Rostov-on-Don: 7 great ideas

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Initially, the street was called Kuznetskaya and until the end of the XIX century it was undeveloped. Everything changed after wealthy industrialists and merchants began to build their houses on Kuznetskaya. In 1885, by decision of the City Duma, the street was renamed Pushkinskaya.

Now Pushkinskaya street can be called the longest attraction of Rostov - its length is more than 3.

5 kilometers and it is literally dotted with monuments, sculptures and historical sites.

What to do in Rostov-on-Don: 7 great ideas

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Pushkinskaya street rests on park them. October Revolution, which is the third largest ferris wheel in Russia, "One Sky". In air-conditioned cabins, you can not only enjoy the panorama of the city, but also take refuge from the heat - in the summer, the temperature in Rostov often rises to 40 degrees.

In addition to the Ferris wheel, the park has a lot of interesting things: a contact zoo, a large sports area, a taipark, an ice rink, a street puppet theater and attractions. In addition, the Theater Square adjoins the Revolution Park, which is also worth a look.

What to do in Rostov-on-Don: 7 great ideas

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It is hard to believe that until the middle of XIX Century Bolshaya Sadovaya was located outside the city and was used as a landfill. Today it is the central street of Rostov, on which there are many city attractions: the house of actress Margarita Chernova, the musical theater, the building of the City Duma, the Yablokovs trading house, the Central Department Store.

If cities attract you precisely with their architecture, then Bolshaya Sadovaya is the place from which you should begin your acquaintance with Rostov.

What to do in Rostov-on-Don: 7 great ideas

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The same "Levberdon", about which Basta, the ambassador of the 2018 World Cup from Rostov-on-Don, repeatedly mentioned in his work. On the left bank there are several recreation centers, a large number of cafes, which offer beautiful views of the Don. Here are the main sports facilities of the city for the coming month - the new Rostov-Arena stadium and the Levoberezhniy park with a beach, children's areas, volleyball, tennis, badminton, football, as well as jogging and cycling tracks.

What to do in Rostov-on-Don: 7 great ideas

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Chaltyr is a village located in nine kilometers west of Rostov-on-Don. It was founded by the Armenians, whom Catherine II in 1779 resettled from Crimea to the Sea of ​​Azov in order to weaken the Crimean Khanate and populate the uninhabited territories of the Russian Empire. The resettlement of the Christian population was led by the legendary commander Alexander Suvorov and Prince Grigory Potemkin. But Chaltyr is interesting to most visitors not for its history, but for the fact that they prepare delicious barbecue, which can be tasted in numerous cafes on the main street of the village.

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If you got to Chaltyr, then this is an excellent occasion to ride further towards Taganrog to look at one of the most beautiful places in the Rostov region - the Merzhanovo farm, located on the coast of the Taganrog Bay. The lighthouse built for the filming of the series several years ago gives a special look to this place.

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