Tyumen bird's-eye view
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Tyumen - Siberian city with more than 400 years of history, which today is the unofficial title of the oil and gas capital of the country. On the origin of the word "Tyumen" historians still argue. The most plausible legend sounds that it has gone from Ugric "chemgen", which means "city on the way." Tyumen population of only 768,000 people, but in the quality of life ranking it stable is higher than Russian cities.
The city was founded in 1586 by Russian governors Vasily and Ivan bitch meat by Tsar Fedor Ivanovich. He appeared on the site of the ancient city of Ching-Tour - the capital city of Tyumen khanate. Tyumen burg was the defensive outpost of the nomads, which was necessary in the development of Siberia and the Far East. In XVIII-XIX centuries, the city has become a major transit point for trade and the center of the leather, blacksmithing, soap and furniture craftsmanship.
An important event in the history of Tyumen was the discovery of the largest oil and gas fields in the region. In 1960-1970-ies the development of new locations opened in the swamps and tundra, which contributed to the rapid industrial growth. At the same time, the boatman actively developing new waterways on the many rivers in Western Siberia.
Today Tyumen - is one of the industrial and cultural centers of Western Siberia with the developed business and social infrastructure, the city of science and sports.
Pier on the right bank of Tours - a source of pride and a favorite place of rest Tyumentsev. This is the only promenade in Russia, which has four levels. Their number is due to altitude and difficult terrain shore.
The first-equipped waterfront site opened in 2012, but construction is still ongoing. Today, it is the total length of 3 kilometers. In the future it is planned to equip and left bank of Tours.
In the middle tier of the waterfront installed sculptures and bronze bas-reliefs dedicated to the history of the city.
The lower tier is entirely made out of marble. This is due to the fact that in the spring of floods due to high water.
In 2014, the quay became a tourist route by UNESCO.
A pedestrian bridge across the Lovers Tour - one of the main attractions of the city of Tyumen. Couples are prescribed date, and the couple secured the locks with their names and arrange the wedding photo shoot.
Cable-Stayed Bridge, formerly known as Pedestrian, built in 1980 to replace a wooden bridge collapsed.
His current name of the bridge was in 2003, after a local radio station held a contest held here for the longest kiss.
The total length of the bridge is 248 meters, width - 6 meters. Initially there were benches for rest, but then they were removed, as the structure is not designed for a large load (no more than 20 tonnes).
In 2004, the bridge was decorated with Valentine's backlight. Nightfall LED lamps 650 disposed on the sides, top and on pylons, it is illuminated by eight colors.
On the bridge runs a free access point Wi-Fi.
Tura River (left tributary of the Tobol) - the main artery of Tyumen. It divides the city into two parts: the hill and across the river.
It was built in 2004 on the site of the dilapidated Recreation Park. Here you can find entertainment and sports facilities, shopping centers, restaurants and cafes.
Boulevard length of 800 meters is divided into five areas: fountain, Circus, Sports, Arts Square and Lovers.
In the center of the boulevard is the largest in the city of "Seasons" fountain. He is looks like a dome, which are bronze statues of girls. Each of them represents a certain time of the year: winter, spring, summer and autumn.
In the evenings Color boulevard looks particularly impressive thanks to the bright illumination rides, fountains and other facilities. Summer on the boulevard there are concerts and festivals, winter skating-rink here and build an ice town.
The building of the Tyumen administration.
Tyumen circus stands on the colored Boulevard, just like the Nikulin Circus in Moscow. Before his facade, the bronze figure of Yuri Nikulin and two other Soviet clowns - Oleg Popov and pencils.
The Government of the Tyumen region. In people it is called "yellow house".
In the central square in front of the government building installed a statue of Lenin, as in many other Russian cities. Until the 1860s there was a vacant lot, and then placed a shopping arcade, so initially was called the Market Square, the Market and the Grain.
Republic Street - the main street of Tyumen. It stretches almost 10 kilometers to the north-west to south-east.
Church of Our Savior - one of the most beautiful temples of the city. Stone building in the Siberian baroque style, was built in the years 1794-1819 on the site of the old wooden one. The temple has undergone several reconstructions, so to the original idea of the architectural elements were added pseudo-Russian style early XX century.
The historical center of Tyumen. It was here around a wooden jail began to form urban Posad. One of the first was the streets Bolshaya Spasskaya street driving, which is now known as the Republic Street.
Holy Trinity Monastery. It is considered not only one of the oldest monasteries, but also one of the oldest architectural ensembles in the whole of Siberia. The monastery was founded in 1616, and in the years 1708-1715 on the site of the burnt wooden church was built here a stone - Holy Trinity Cathedral. In 1755, near the temple of the cube-shaped rose cruciform church of St. Peter and St. Paul with a tent belltower.
In 2001-2005 the post of governor of the Tyumen region has held the current mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin. When it appeared the slogan "Tyumen - the best city in the world."
Fighters Revolution Square.
She first appeared on the urban development plan in 1765, then called the Police, and in the 1837th was renamed the Alexander - in honor of the future Emperor Alexander II, who visited Tyumen travel. In 1918, here in a mass grave were buried the body of the Red Army soldiers who died in battles with the Whites. The memory of this is perpetuated in the modern name of the area, which it has since 1967.
Znamensky Cathedral - the main Orthodox church in Tyumen. The first church on this site appeared in the first half of the XVII century, but like many other wooden buildings, was destroyed by a major fire in the city in 1697. The second church also burned down, and in 1768-m on her replacement began to build a stone.
In 2017 Tyumen headed "Rating of Russian cities", compiled by the magazine "Russian Reporter". The study included residents of 21 cities with a population over 600 thousand people, and 86% of respondents Tyumentsev said they were satisfied with life in this place. Moscow and St. Petersburg in the ranking did not participate.
Tyumen Drama Theater - the largest drama theater in Russia. On an area of 36,000 square meters to accommodate three auditoriums that can simultaneously take more than a thousand people.
The area in front of the theater has been a long time unnamed, but to celebrate the anniversary of the city in 1986 was the area of the 400th anniversary of Tyumen. In 2016 it began to reconstruct and to the May 9, 2018-th - with a water screen opened a "dry" fountain on which you can project videos.
Green island at the intersection of streets and Melnikaite Republic - Tekutevskoe cemetery, where many famous Tyumentsev were buried in 1885-1962 years. Now it is an object of cultural heritage.
Memory Area. In the center is a monument in the form of candles - a memorial in memory of Tyumen citizens who died in the Great Patriotic War.
Business house "Pyotr Stolypin" - a 20-storey business center height of 88 meters.
"Pyotr Stolypin," is the highest building in the city. On the roof of business center of undeveloped observation deck. Originally there were going to make a place for take-off and landing of helicopters. In the end, this idea was abandoned.
Street 50 October.
Residential areas along the streets Fedyuninskogo and pulse.
"Suhodol" - a set of 17-storey brick houses, around which are equipped with parking, playgrounds, hedges and lawns.
Earlier this place was a village of the same name.
Square Silver Springs in the neighborhood "Voinovka". It was created in 2016 on the design, which was voted for the townspeople. There is a playground, a space for street workout, bike path and artificial pond.
Zarechny district and neighborhood, "European." They are located next to one of the main thoroughfares of the city - street Profsoyuznoy.
Waterpark "LetoLeto" in which 1,300 people can relax at the same time.
The Church of Three Saints, built in 1862 on Parfonovskom cemetery. The idea of building owned by merchant Ivan and Fedor Dyakonov. In Soviet times there was an ammunition depot, bakery, store of film and even the funeral home. Since 1968, the building stood abandoned, and in 1988 it was transferred to the church and began to restore.
Railway Station Tyumen station. His first building was built 5 December 1885 on a dead-end line connecting Tyumen with Ekaterinburg and Perm.
A modern railway station complex opened October 7, 1974.
For a medium-sized town in Tyumen so many traffic intersections. And soon they will become even more: by 2025, the authorities plan to build 12 new interchanges and overpass over the railway in the alignment of the street Pervomayskaya.
The denouement at the intersection of Torez, 50 years of the Komsomol, and adress and Traktovaya.
sorting station Voinovka on the street 30 years of Victory.
Voinovka consists of two sorting and receiving-seven parks. In fact, it is the gateway to the branch Surgut - Novy Urengoy. To the north of here goes about 20 trains a day.
CHPP-2 is located in the south-eastern part of the city of Tyumen. It supplies about 40% of the heat required town.
Hotels DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tyumen.
Distance from Moscow to Tyumen on a straight line is 1711 kilometers of track - 2111.
The difference with the capital in time - plus two hours.
In addition to oil and gas, Tyumen is famous for its handmade carpets with brand floral patterns. They have a rich history (XVI century) and widely known in the art world. In 2012, the American designer Jan Kath has released a collection of carpets, inspired by traditional patterns of Tyumen.
In 2017 Tyumen third time topped the rating of the best Russian cities for quality of life, compiled by the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.