Yekaterinburg Tourism

Yekaterinburg (Russian: Екатеринбу́рг; IPA: [jɪkətʲɪrʲɪnˈburk]), alternatively romanized as Ekaterinburg, is the fourth-largest city in Russia and the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast, located in the middle of the Eurasian continent, on the border of Europe and Asia. At the 2010 Census, it had a population of 1,349,772. Yekaterinburg is the main industrial and cultural center of the Ural Federal District. Between 1924 and 1991, the city was named Sverdlovsk (Свердло́вск) after the Communist party leader Yakov Sverdlov.


Yekaterinburg in Russia awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Yekaterinburg. Tour packages of Yekaterinburg are of 1 to 2 days duration.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Yekaterinburg

  • Know the pollution level of Yekaterinburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 72.3 (High)
    • Water Pollution 59.03 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.46 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 68.92 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.76 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 51.35 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Yekaterinburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Yekaterinburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.29 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.36 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.69 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80.21 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 48.47 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 49.48 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.24 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.19 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.21 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Yekaterinburg is 90.8 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 53.31 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 21.33 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 76.33 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.21 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.88 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.7 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.28 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 47.29 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yekaterinburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.79 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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