Khakassia is supposed to be archeological Mecca of Siberia. There are more than 2000 archeological finds on its territory.
The Republic of Khakassia is located in the south-western part of Eastern Siberia. The Republic of Khakassia stretches for 460 kilometers from north to south and for 200 kilometers from east to west. It borders with Krasnoyarsk region (krai), the republic of Tuva, the republic of Altai, Kemerovskaya oblast.
Top 5 reasons to visit Khakassia
- Archeological finds of different epochs
Khakassia is supposed to be archeological Mecca of Siberia. There are about 30 thousand history monuments, the most popular are the Great Salbyk burial Mound, Sunduki, Barsuchiy log, archeological finds in Kazanovka state reserve and others.
- Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydro Power Electricity Station
The largest plant in Russia, it takes 8 place in the world list of the most powerful plants in the world
- Khakassia nature
Khakassia nature amazing by its variety: tall mountains and endless steppes, mineral springs and bulk of lakes (more than 500 lakes in the territory of Khakassia, 100 of the them are salt lakes)
- Ski-resort Gladenkaya
Gladenkaya is the most popular ski-resort in Khakassia. This ski-resort has one of the best specification in Russia. Often Gladenkaya is the place of may ski competition of any kind of disciplines.
- National holiday Tun pairam
Tun pairam is the best way to feel the original khakas people traditions: national songs and dances, khakas handicraft, taste national cuisine and others. Usually this holiday take place in Sagaiskaya valley in July.