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Two Large Sports Events in Novosibirsk in 2022! Early Booking Highly Recommended!

Dear travelers!

In 2022 Novosibirsk is hosting TWO large sports events, which is truly amazing!

1) August 26 — September 11, 2022 — FIVB 2022, Volleyball World Championship!

The 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship will be held from August 26 to September 11 in ten Russian cities including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Yaroslavl, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo and Krasnoyarsk. All these cities are amazing to visit. All have an abundance of great sights, so any visitor will have lots of things to do and explore, apart from enjoying his or her favorite sport.

2) December 26, 2022 — January 5, 2023, World Junior Ice Hockey Championship.

The World Junior Championship will be held in Novosibirsk and Omsk, two great Siberian cities, lying 700 km apart from one another.

Zaeltsovsky Park

If you are tired of the ‘stone jungles’, it’s the right time to go to a park for some fresh air. In a city so crowded with cars as Novosibirsk it is vital. The city center is not especially rich in parks, but the outskirts offer wonderful opportunities, besides, they are easily accessible by public transportation.

Winter Fun in Novosibirsk. Huskypulled Sled Riding!

AskNovosibirsk is happy to announce an absolutely new winter fun for the city guests and residents. The one you can experience only in areas with snowy winters, and, despite global warming, Siberia is still snow-covered for nearly five months, mid November to late March! 

Winter Fun in Novosibirsk. Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-country skiing is one of the everlasting favourites here in Siberia. Everyone who is interested in sports like skiing and biathlon can name a couple of famous athletes born, living and/or training in Novosibirsk. There are a couple of honoured specialized skiing schools and clubs for professionals; and each winter, December to March, a number of high-level competitions, marathons and other events take place here, including 30-km and even 60-km marathons.

Winter Fun in Novosibirsk. Ice Skating.

Siberia is one of the places associated with cold, frosts, everlasting and never-melting snow. Shortly: it is associated with WINTER. And winter is associated not just with staying indoors and drinking hot or long drinks, but, first of all, with outdoor winter fun.

In this post and so forth I’m starting to share with my subscribers what fun you can have in Novosibirsk in winter. Let’s start with ice-skating. 

Winter Fun in Novosibirsk. Sleighing

Sleighing is another winter fun for everyone, though you may think it’s for kids only. But try, and you will never be able to stop!

The Largest Aquapark in Russia

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For many long years aquapark was one of the most anticipated projects in Novosibirsk. Numerous design projects replaced each other; the location was changed many times. Finally all details were settled and coordinated, and a huge construction started several years ago to be finished in 2016. Now Aquaworld (AquaMir) is the largest in the country and one of the ten largest in the world.