Khanty- Mansiysk

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ugra-capital
The capital of the Ugra region
is being called one of the oldest and the most beautiful cities in the West Siberia.
It is located on seven hills 20 km far from the site where the Ob and Irtysh rivers flow together and it combines unique natural landscapes with beauty of modern architecture and sights.
And in winter, Khanty-Mansiysk looks like a fabulous city, in which modern architecture is surprisingly combined with unique winter landscapes.
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“Arkheopark”
is a cultural and tourist complex representing continuity of geological, biological and human history and different scopes of its time lines.
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The Ugra Chess Academy
was designed by a Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat in a shape of the chess queen’s crown. This remarkable building is a jewel of the city.
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The Alexander Filipenko Winter Sport Center
is a terrific sport complex located in the very city center surrounded by ancient cedars and pines. The length of ski path is over 15 km.
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Memorial stele «To the Discoverers of Ugra Land»
is a unique site symbolizing change of time and life.
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Ethnographic Open-Air Museum«Torum Maa»
represents an authentic reconstruction of everyday life of the indigenous peoples. It includes more than 3000 exhibition items of material and spiritual cultures of the Khanty and Mansi peoples restoring atmosphere of a real settlement.
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Сultural and Entertainment Center “Arena-Ugra”
is a multifunctional complex to hold competitions of different levels. Its capacity is over 5,500 people.
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The Cathedral of Resurrection of Christ
can be observed from almost any part of the city. The complex comprises 10 buildings including the Cathedral, the school and the 62-meter tall bell tower, which is one of the tallest constructions in the city.
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Boris Losev Park
is one of the most favorite walking destinations among city residents and guests.
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The Natural Park“Samarovsky Chugas”
occupies the area of 6,7 ha of coniferous trees. Numerous cedar trees are “natural lungs” of the regional capital.
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The Regional Government Residence
is a place where the regional governor and departments work.
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The Victory Park
main sight is the Memorial of Glory keeping names of 3,494 soldiers from the area who died during the Great Patriotic War.
Khanty-Mansiysk is well-known within the chess community due
to the great number of international and national chess tournaments being held here.
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Khanty-Mansiysk is a city where even children play chess.
Chess education is provided in all the 320 schools in the region, and now it is a leader among other Russian regions in terms of the number of children who attend chess clubs.
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Khanty-Mansiysk will host the FIDE World Chess Cup in the autumn of 2019.
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In 2020
the regional capital will hold the World Chess Olympiad.
Thousands of people all over the world will watch the games of the best chess players of the planet.
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Welcome to Khanty-Mansiysk!
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39th and 44th
World Chess Olympiads.
Khanty-Mansiysk is among 4 cities in the world that will host this prestigious tournament twice.
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100 000 +
tourists
visit Khanty-Mansiysk annually
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chess
events of international, national and regional levels annually
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13 000 +
children
attend numerous children tournaments