December 13, 2016

Tyumen


Tyumen

Name: Yulia Sulzhenko

Age: 38

Profession: Construction Engineer

City: Tyumen

How long have you been doing photography? 10 years

What style or genre most interests you? Street, landscape, portrait, documentary.

Can you give us a short description of your city? Where is it located? What is it famous for? Tyumen is the largest oblast in Russia. Tyumen the city is the capital of western Siberia. According to legend, it was founded in 1586 by Yermak.

What are some things that only locals would know about the city?

  1. During WWII, Lenin's body was evacuated her from Moscow.
  2. Grigory Rasputin was born in the village of Pokrovsky, just 80km from Tyumen.
  3. Tyumen was the first Russian city in Siberia.
  4. Tyumen is Russia's oil and gas capital.

Which places or sites are a must for someone to see if they visit your city?

  1. Hot thermal springs
  2. Lover's Bridge and the Tura River embankment.
  3. Tsvetnoy Boulevard
  4. The Tyumen Bolshoy Dramatic Theater

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