Opera and Ballet Theater is the best-known theater of Novosibirsk featuring not only finely selected production, but also great architecture. Impressive to look at, it embodies the essence of Russian culture. Even staying inside makes one unwittingly partake of the world of art. On this stage you can see both world opera masterpieces, such as Karmen, La Traviata, Tosca, and the famous Russian ballet. Beside classical productions the theater has been supporting modern art plus one can often experience popular works staged in a new adaptation. The Opera and Ballet Theater is located downtown, within 10 minutes’ walk from the AZIMUT Hotel Siberia.
One of the largest zoos in Russia, it has one the greatest global collections of such animal families as the Mustelidae (weasel) and the Felinae (cats). Locals are justifiably proud of their zoo which is a favorite place for their promenades. Cages for animals will immediately catch visitors’ attention: it is obvious that they were designed to replicate to a certain degree the natural habitat of various animals. It is possible to get to see such unique animals here as a liger (an offspring of a tiger and a lioness), white tiger, ostriches, peacocks and many others. You can reach the zoo on a bus departing from AZIMUT Hotel Siberia.
It is one of the most beautiful church buildings in Novosibirsk. Its history dates back to the foundation of the city at the close of the 19th century, and it was one of its first stone buildings. The cathedral may be of interest both for the worshippers and for non-believers who can admire it architecture. It is located in downtown, within 30 minutes’ walk from the AZIMUT Hotel Siberia.
This rather interesting theater with a diversified repertoire has its home in a building that reminds one of a sailing ship. It is one of the oldest theaters in Novosibirsk. Both adults and children will appreciate a visit to Globus. One can find here both classical and modern productions which touch anyone’s feelings. It is located in downtown, within 20 minutes’ walk from the AZIMUT Hotel Siberia.
The museum is of interest to history buffs, because they will discover here the full story of Novosibirsk. Besides, this museum hosts regularly all kinds of exhibitions which are not necessarily related to history, so when visiting the museum you will not only find out more about the city’s history, but also learn something new from the world of art.