Labynkyr Lake for several hundred years has been famous for its mystery. As told by legends, Labynkyr Lake is a place of a dreadful monster like Loch Ness in Scotland. Cryptozoologists hypothesize on the nature of "dreadful monster": a giant pike, relict reptile or amphibian.
In Yakutia, near the city of Mirny, there is the largest diamond mine in the world – MIR kimberlite pipe (the city of Mirny takes its name from the pipe). The quarry has a depth of 525 meters and a diameter of 1.2 kilometers. Today the quarry converted into a local landmark. A viewing platform and a memorial sign are installed beyond it.
Today Yakutia is celebrating two major dates: Statehood Day of the Republic and World Tourism Day. On the occasion of these dates ‘Yakutia Today’ offers a visit to three unique places located in the heart of the capital.
RoomGuru.ru hotel search service has identified a list of the most popular cities in the "Eastern Ring of Russia" (Siberia and the Far East of Russia) among Russian and foreign tourists, which included the capital of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk.
Tourism is one of the most profitable industries in the world economy. In recent years, the industry achieved many positive results in the field of domestic and inbound tourism in Yakutia. Largely thanks to entrepreneurs who not only promote their business ideas, think through new tourist routes but also preserve and multiply the unique culture of Sakha people.
A true masterpiece of Yakutia is the Kisilyakh Mountain. It is located in the Verkhoyansk area on the watershed of the rivers of Yana and Adycha in spurs of the Kisilyakhsky ridge, a part of the mountain system of the Chersky Range. The mountain is 1070 meters above sea level; its length is about 25 kilometers. It is all dotted with columnar cliffs, the average height of which is 25 - 30 meters.
In 2017, 197 million rubles will be allocated from the federal budget for the implementation of ‘Northern Mosaic’ tourist project of Yakutia. First of all, funds will be spent on the formation of energy infrastructure, said Deputy Head of Federal Tourism Agency, Nikolai Korolev.