UFA or Uralsky is the main city of the Russian Federation. It is located on the banks of the Belaya (White) River on the approaches of Tver oblast (the most important city of Ufa). During the times of the Mongol empire, their largest city was also located here, bashgirdt. Today, the town is only identified as a name, it is no longer the centre of life of Ufa.
As the capital city of ufa bashkortostan has a mixture of traditional and modern culture. There is a big military tradition here and you can feel it in the streets and in the buildings. You can see different types of vehicles, both the new models and the old. If you want to experience the real life and the traditional nobleness of Russian culture, all you need to do is to drive to one of the many pub-houses that are situated along the river.
The third largest town in ufa, it was created when a military operation took place here and a big part of it was destroyed. You will be amazed by some of the houses that were left half collapsed. Since those ruins now form a park called the Leninskaia imarnavt. The ruins were brought by the military and they are now protected by the ufa authorities.
If you are looking for some entertainment and you have to visit somewhere far from the city center, then the second largest town of ufa is the village of bashkortostan, where you can find the most varied choices of entertainment such as the “chnikhai” (choreographers), the “paniushki” (the dancing boys) and the” Oshnov” (the street entertainers). The most important place to visit in the village of bashkortostan is the lavishly designed theatre hall. Here you can find great ballets, operas, concerts, films and ballet. The most famous ballet called “khvich” is performed here every year. This ballet is made up of about one hundred dancers and it has been shown all over ufa and the world.
The third and last largest town of ufa is the town of lenin, which is located at the junction of three rivers – the Volga River, the Yen River and the Semmerh River. This place is a perfect place if you like nature and the outdoors. You will find Riverside markets, summer houses, guesthouses and many other tourist attractions. At the very end of the Semmerh River is a very attractive fishing village called “Kutuliy”, where you will find the world famous “Kutsalsychnaya”. Here you can enjoy a unique culture of the Russian people.
If you like culture and have a wonderful time in ufa, then there are several more places to visit in Russia with interesting architectures and unforgettable cultures. You can visit Saint Petersburg, Pushkin, Moscow, Kirov, Yekaterinburg, Ufa and other cities in Russia with similar characteristics. You will enjoy everything from river cruises, museums, monuments, gardens and even a house museum in each city you visit. You should also try to make direct contacts with the people who are living in those cities and discover their lives and culture. These people will give you a unique travel experience of “ravshik” or “Russian fairy tales”.