Things to Do in Ufa
Ufa is the largest town of the Autonomous Republic of Dagestan. It is located on the river banks of the Belaya (White) River and is one of Russia’s biggest cities in terms of total area of coverage. During the period of the Mongol Empire, their biggest city was situated here, Bashgirdt. Present day Ufa is a prospering metropolis, housing a great many hotels, resorts and entertainment complexes.
The town has three shopping complexes. The busiest day in Ufa is Sundays with the entire town bustling with shoppers. The main shopping district of Ufa consists of around one hundred and fifty shopping centers. These centers contain around seven hundred shops, all offering everything from local to designer brands. Besides the main streets, there are also alleyways and side streets which are full of restaurants, bars, offices, etc.
A visit to Ufa will leave you with lasting impressions of both cosmopolitanism and rural life. Most of Ufa’s citizens are Muslims with the other two-thirds being Christians. The population of Ufa has shrunk during the twenty-first century, but it is said that in the early days of statehood, there were more than three million inhabitants. The best way to travel between the towns of Ufa and Dashnagar is by train, but a trip by bus will allow you to see the other side of Ufa and to enjoy the beautiful countryside that surrounds Dashnagar.
Tourism is the number one industry in Ufa. They offer tours of various national parks and nature reserves. The most famous national park in the whole of Tajadistan is Tezpur, which covers around one thousand and three hundred thousand acres. Other popular national parks in the whole of Tajadistan are Chashmasht, Sonmarg and Buner. There are also many world class zoos and aquariums, as well as the famous Shekhawati Bird Sanctuary.
After viewing the magnificent landscape and wildlife of Ufa, you may want to take a drive to the village of Kharabagh, where the world’s oldest house still stands. Built in the twelfth century, this palace sits upon a large plateau and is surrounded by four acres of lush green gardens. Inside, visitors can marvel at the frescoes and wooden sculptures carved by local artisans. The palace also offers a host of tourist attractions including an exquisite fish market, a shopping center, and a four-star hotel with an amazing view of Lake Karabagh. For those interested in history, there is a museum in the same palace, as well as in other parts of Kharabagh.
As you may be able to tell from the name, Ufa has much to offer visitors. But don’t think you can spend too much money in a single day here! Because of its rich natural environment and beautiful scenery, Tajadistan is considered one of the most popular places in Central Asia, and receives more than seven million visitors each year. If you like to travel to beautiful, yet affordable countries, then consider taking a stay in one of Ufa’s many guesthouses. You will have so much fun exploring the wonders of this ancient town!