Hostels in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

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Get to know Krasnoyarsk (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Krasnoyarsk. To help you make friends with Krasnoyarsk before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Krasnoyarsk is also named and spelled Krasnojarsk - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Krasnoyarsk is the largest cultural, economic, and educational center of Eastern Siberia and the administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Krai. Founded in the seventeenth century, it is the largest of the oldest towns in Siberia and today, Krasnoyarsk has slightly over one million inhabitants. It has won different contests for the most comfortable city in Russia.

Krasnoyarsk has several big universities and it has totally more than one hundred and fifty thousand students, so nightlife in Krasnoyarsk is pretty good and there are many bars, clubs and restaurants to visit all year long, even during the cold winter months. They can be very cold and temperatures of minus thirty degrees Celsius and even worse are common and the winter lasts almost six months.

There are many different places that tourists can visit in Krasnoyarsk. The State Nature Reserve Pillars has a border with Krasnoyarsk and you can go to the reserve by a city bus. The main attraction of the reserve is its rocks. They are called "pillars,” but not all of them are accessible for tourists. The Chapel Paraskeva is an Orthodox chapel placed on an ancient pagan Tatar temple. You can visit the Railway Bridge from the turn of the twentieth century over the Yenisei; Chernaya Sopka, a dormant volcano, is also located not far from Krasnoyarsk. There are also many parks where you can relax, such as Central Park, Park Gagarin, and Youth Park.

Most Krasnoyarsk hostels are more expensive than the average for Russia, but there are a few exceptions, so it is possible to find a cheap and decent Krasnoyarsk hostel. To make up for the higher prices, Krasnoyarsk hostels have modern facilities and offer good living conditions. The hostels in Krasnoyarsk are widespread in the city, but the region next to the train station has a concentration of several hostels. One minus is that there are almost no Krasnoyarsk hostels in the center of the city.

Written by local enthusiast for Krasnoyarsk hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Krasnoyarsk hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Krasnoyarsk Hostels

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Your Packing List for Krasnoyarsk

Your Packing List for Krasnoyarsk

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Krasnoyarsk Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Krasnoyarsk, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
10 Total number of hostels
$8 Average dorm price
$8 Cheapest hostel in Krasnoyarsk
Hovel Hostel is the cheapest
4.5 Average rating of all hostels

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