The official tourism website of the Arkhangelsk City Administration offers many ideas for spending time in Arkhangelsk and can help you with planning your own tour through the city.
Thinking of somewhere to spend the weekend with your children? Don’t know what to do in your free time, where to go in Arkhangelsk? You can visit the free skating rink on the Red Pier (Krasnaya pristan) – the pearl of the city’s embankment. You can experience the magical fairytale of the snowy interactive tour guided by the Arkhangelsk Snowman. Or you can go to a concert with your family. The choice is yours! In the Calendar of Events you will find the most interesting events in Arkhangelsk and get up-to-date information about them.
To set off for the private tour through the Capital of the Russian North go to the ”Audio Excursions” section of the site. There you will find three tours: through the city centre, through Solombala, a city district, and along Chumbarov-Luchinsky Avenue – the most beautiful street of Arkhangelsk. This section is set up for mobile devices: the “private guide” will lead you through the city and share the most interesting information about it with some nice tunes in the background.
Since ancient times the Russian North is believed to be the repository of Russian culture. Arkhangelsk is a prominent cultural centre of the country. Arkhangelsk ensembles have become the pearl of Pomor and Russian cultures and are renowned in Russia and internationally. There are three professional theatres in the city: the Lomonosov Drama Theatre, the Youth Theatre and the Puppet Theatre. There are a lot of museums, exhibition and concert halls, and cinemas in Arkhangelsk. Thanks to sister city relations between Arkhangelsk and the cities of Northern and Western Europe and the USA culture in Arkhangelsk is becoming more and more diverse and richer. www.gotoarkhangelsk.ru is a great start for planning your own trip to Arkhangelsk.