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Why Visit Ekaterinburg on Your Russia Trip

Ekaterinburg is the capital of the Ural Mountain Region, full of cultural and architectural heritage for you to discover.

Visit the Romanov Death Site with the imposing Church Upon the Blood marking the tragic event. The Byzantine-style monument is a beautiful example of architectural heritage and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Right next to it stands the Chapel of the Revered Martyr Grand Princess Yelizaveta Fyodorovna worth exploring during Ekaterinburg travel as well.

Another church worth visiting while on Ekaterinburg tour is the marvelous Ascension Church, which is actually the oldest one in the city, dating back to the 18th century.

After exploring the architecture, make sure to also delve into the museum scene, as there are numerous ones worthy of your attention, such as the Yekaterinburg History Museum, the Military Technology Museum, the Urals Military History Museum, and the Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts.

For a bird's-eye view of the city, make sure to visit the Vysotskiy Viewing Platform, situated on the 52nd floor of a business center. Providing some breathtaking panoramas over the area, it is a must on Ekaterinburg itinerary, especially for those seeking to explore the city from a different perspective.

Ekaterinburg has a little bit of everything for everyone, thus make sure to take time to explore the compelling sights of the city.

Best Things to Do in Ekaterinburg, Russia

  • Visit Ekateriburg's Church on the Blood
  • Catch the best views from the Vysotskiy Viewing Platform
  • Take a trip out of town to the Ganina Yama complex
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