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Tukulan – unique Yakut exotics

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In the middle of Yakut taiga the real deserted dunes stretch on the shores of the northern Lena River. Looking at them any tourist thinks – Am I really on the North? Because many people think of Yakutia as a distant region of Russia out there somewhere in Siberia, where permafrost is accompanied by severe frosts. And sand dunes are in the wrong place.

The Lena Pillars

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Along the coast of the Lena River vertically elongated rock formations of rare beauty are towering 150 kilometers away from Yakutsk - the Lena Pillars. Their length is 40 kilometers and their height reaches more than 100 meters. These rock formations aged almost half a million years, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists perceive the Pillars as the stone fingers or mighty warriors, the legs of fairy dragon or even a miraculous castle.