Novosibirsk: Best Things to Do - Photo by Huong Trinh

Novosibirsk is the largest city in Siberia, it's a home to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet.

There are several historical sites like Cathedral of Assumption, Vladimir & Sobor Aleksandra Nevskogo.

Take a look at the most comfortable stay in town while visiting Novosibirsk Marriott Hotel and Domina hotel.

Shop wonderful gizmos "chest of surprises" and Magiya Podarka are the places which offer several cute items.

Let's visit this amazing city!



Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is one of the great sights across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway. This cathedral was established in 1915, at that time it's closed by Stalin in 1937, reopening in the glasnost era in 1989. The style of this cathedral is neo-Byzantine with a gilded dome, it is named after one of the giants of Russian medieval history, and a monument to Tsar Alexander III.

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Novosibirsk

The oldest cathedral in Novosibirsk.

Inside the temple, the dome is beautifully painted.

Beautiful murals, beautiful services.

Address : Krasnyy Prospekt, 1А, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630007


NOVAT or Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet was built and opened during the second World War. The opening of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater took place on May 12, 1945. From 2006 to 2016, the ballet troupe was led by the People's Artist of Russia, laureate of the National Theater Award "Golden Mask", laureate of the State Prize of the Novosibirsk Region Igor Zelensky.

NOVAT – Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet

Probably,one of the best ballet groups in the world.

The ballet dancers, choreographers, set designers are extremely artistic

all of the staff are very professional and efficient.

It’s certainly interesting and imposing to look at.

Address : Krasnyy Prospekt, 36, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099


Here you can buy amazing items or sell your own products by renting a trading shelf. Find several pleasant little things, unusual surprises, everyday needs, as well as exclusive and rare gizmos. Magiya Podarka is a place for every gift in any holiday event. You can also order gift wrapping service while purchasing. Besides, you can also find a home decoration, VIP gifts for women like jewelry boxes, frames, Russian souvenirs of course, and souvenirs with Novosibirsk symbols (magnets, key chains, plates, mugs, etc.)

Shop wonderful gizmos "chest of surprises"

A perfect place to find an unique gift.

There are many souvenirs with the symbols of the academic town and interesting hand-made gizmos.

There are also shelves with Korean and Thai cosmetics.

There is also an otdelchik with natural fabrics.

Address : Morskoy Prospekt, 27, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630090

Magiya Podarka

It is great store to find unique gifts.

They provide interesting collections of gifts.

They also provide complete souvenirs on great displays.

Their staff are very kind.

Address : Ulitsa Krylova, 26, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630091


Bear Paws is an exxotic Siberian dish which is marinated, fried, and then stewed for a long time. It's served as an appetizer accompanied with vodka and not for the faint-hearted. For the drink is Medovukha, a honey based sweet alcohol beverage. Vodka is also the most popular Russian brand.


Russian's culture is about steeped in literature, ballet, painting, and classical music. Besides, Russia especially to the city of Novosibirsk has a very visual cultural past like its colorful folk costume to its ornate religious symbols.


The best times to visit Novosibirsk for ideal weather are on May 28th to September 9th.


Take a look at the top attractions and historical monuments which are situated near Novosibirsk Marriott Hotel, guests can walk to the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre or the Neo-Byzantine Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. They provide a large bathrooms and indulgent bedding or luxurious suites with separate living spaces and charming including city view terraces. Besides, don't forget to try the appetizing cuisine offered at their on-site restaurants or indulge in cocktails at the rooftop bar. Get the opportunities and relaxation and work in the Stylish Italian business hotel with European atmosphere. The interior was developed by the architectural bureau of Como (Italy). The hotel is located in the center of the cultural and business life of the city.

Novosibirsk Marriott Hotel

Hotel is in a very convenient and great location in the center of the city.

The hotel is very clean, well maintained, and the service staff is extremely helpful.

Breakfast is very good.

There is nice little spa with steam sauna and swimmimg pool.

Address : Ulitsa Ordzhonikidze, 31, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099

Domina Hotel Novosibirsk

The Domina is an excellent hotel.

The room is spacious and clean.

The service is very nice, and views on the city are also quite nice.

Recommended for visting the city, fairly easy to get by road.

Address : Ulitsa Lenina, 26, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630004


The Goodman restaurants became the first network of steakhouses in Russia. In 2006 Goodman was honored with the Foodservice Awards by Leaders Club International for the best restaurants concepts. As time goes by the several developments of this restaurant, The Goodman launched in November 2013 in the very center of the Russian capital like the Moscow Hotel overlooking Theater Square, Bolshoi and Maly Theaters, Revolution Square and etc. Puppen Haus is as much a puppet theatre as it is a restaurant. It serves a variety of culinary creations including exotic ingredients like moose and bear.

Puppen Haus

Exceptional interior and exterior design of restaurant.

The food is Russian fare with interesting Bear Claw, Elk's Lips on the menu.

Service staff are prompt and speak English.

Prices are high but the quality is excellent.

Address : Ulitsa Chaplygina, 65/1, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099

Goodman, steak house

One of the best restaurants in the city.

Meat is of exceptional quality and delicious service.

The chicken and foie gras snack is gorgeous, amazing tenderness.

Address : Ulitsa Sovetskaya, 5, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630007


The best place to enjoy a coffee in the main highway and theater. Besides, you can also enjoy the sandwiches which are delicious and tasty salmon. The staff is friendly including the great atmosphere you might enjoy. Not only coffee is offered but several kinds of dishes are available like hummus, vegetable salad, soups, rice with banana, couscous with tomato, curry lentils, sweets, and plant milk options for coffee.

coffee Academy

It is the best coffee in this part of Novosibirsk

It offers delicious aeropress coffee with one of their collection of international beans.

There is also a variety of original cups and tableware for coffee​

The atmosphere is very cozy and chill.

Address : Prospekt Karla Marksa, 47, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630073


Cozy atmospheric place with fantastic outdoor terrace.

It offers quality vegetarian options and also meat eaters will find good variety and quality fresh food.

The place is very cozy and the service is professional.

Most waitress speak fluent English.

Address : Ulitsa Chaplygina, 39, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099


Guevara Bar is located in the very center of Novosibirsk and famous for its atmosphere, constant performances of the best cover groups of the city Novosibirsk, DJs, and karaoke shows. Most importantly, you can dance in the bar with the Bad Girls all night. Enjoy their cozy little bar including classic cocktails and variety of tinctures.

Woody Bar

Very cool place for evening gatherings as one and with the company.

A large selection of drinks, very pleased with branded tinctures.

The atmosphere is sincere.

Address : Kommunisticheskaya Ulitsa, 43, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099


Tasty, cheap on a business lunch.

Delicious and beautiful serving.

Great decor and interior will make you comfy while having a meal.

Address : Ulitsa Lenina, 4, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099


Take a look at the most satisfied theater which opened since February 2, 1959. It is one of the leading musical theater in Russia. The theater's plays of musical comedy, modern experimental works in the musical genre, and performances for children and youth. Come with your whole family to experience smart exhibits, unusual rooms, labyrinths full of scientific wonders,and etc. Here, you can really enjoy the interesting things like walk, run, jump on the walls and ceiling.

Novosibirskiy Muzykal'nyy Teatr

A beautiful and incredible Theater.

There is a wonderful selection of artists and excellent choreography.

There are always a lot of positive emotions, a unique game of actors.

On stage, a subtle, sensitive, beautiful understanding at every moment of time.

Address : Ulitsa Kamenskaya, 43, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630099

Park Chudes Galileo Novosibirsk

Wonderful entertaining and educational park.

It will be interesting for both children and adults

It’s a very good attraction for children, especially for those older, 7 years old commercials.

Address : Ulitsa Dobrolyubova, 16A, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630009


Located on the site of the old St. Louis Church, the Cathedral is designed in Neo-Gothic style by William Keeley and Isaiah Rogers, two of America's finest 19th century architects. A beautiful cathedral is perfect to take some photos. This would be a great idea to visit this great cathedral which is worth visiting. This is a very tall and awesome inspiring church. Usually, the local always go there on Sundays to preach, it's a nice to take some photos in every corner and the interior inside it.

Cathedral of Assumption, Vladimir

An iconic cathedral overlooking the Klasma river.

The interior is filled floor to ceiling with lavish paintings of Biblical scenes and icons.

There is a picturesque view uspensky cathedral In summer.

There's also a nice park nearby for relaxation along with great views of the countryside.

Address : Bolshaya Moskovskaya St, 56, Vladimir, Vladimir Oblast, Russia, 600000

Sobor Aleksandra Nevskogo

The oldest cathedral in Novosibirsk.

The interior is of interest - beautiful paintings on the domes.

The parish is engaged in various educational activities.

Worth visiting.

Address : Krasnyy Prospekt, 1А, Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, 630007