Omsk: Best Things to Do

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Omsk is a city located in the state of Omsak Oblast, Russian famous for being the largest industrial center of Siberia.

It is popular for its museums and theater as main attractions.

Discover the history of World War 2 at Museum Complex of Military Glory of Omsk.

Also explore some Russian's artworks at Omsk District Museum of Visual Arts.

Let's explore this amazing city!



Take a tour to Nature Park Ptichya Gavan, one of the popular nature reserves in Omsk. It easy to find this park since its location is near the downtown of Omsk. There is a small tower that usually used to see the surrounding view from the top. Another place to go sightseeing is Park Kul'tury I Otdykha "Sovetskiy". Situated near Irtysh river, this park is truly a comfortable place to get relaxed and fresh atmosphere. There are a mini ferris wheel and some benches provided for the visitors.

Nature Park Ptichya Gavan

Cool place to relax and walk with the family.

There are educational stands about the nature park.

In winter there is a rental of skates and skis.

There is also a small slide for children to ride.

Address : Yeniseyskaya Ulitsa, 1 к 2, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644011


The city center of Omsk is home to museums, theatres, and some entertainment places. Discover the history and a collection of military stuff at The Museum Complex of Military Glory of Omsk. The building was first built in 1915 and has rich history of World War 2. The displays are divided into interior and exterior displays. The exterior holds famous katyusha rocket launcher, anti-tank guns, mortar, and etc. While you can find posters and a variety of weapons inside the museum.


A paradise of shopping in Omsk is centered in Lenin Steet. There are plenty of stores you can find along the street. This area was a major Siberian business centre before World War I. Head to Ermenegildo Zegna Boutique to hunt for high-end brand i Omsk. The store is located near the heart of the city, so when you finished shopping, you can go to some of those destinations.

Ermenegildo Zegna Boutique

One of the best clothing store in the area.

It provides high-quality products at reasonable prices.

The place is spotless and cool ambience.

The staff is very welcoming and kind.

Address : Lenin Street, 5, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644046


Not only has rich culture, but Omsk also offers various local delicacy you must try. Palmeni or Russian dumpling is easy to find at every corner of Omsk. People said that the dish has influenced by Chinese merchant dates back to 15th century. You may also try Solyanka, the real Russian soups made from meat, fresh beef, or ham with spicy and sour sauce.


As Omsk becomes multinational city, it has more than 50 national cultural centres. Those are existing in form of museum and theater. Moreover, the city of Omsk holds some important cultural events that worth mentioning including festivals and holidays. The Theater Festival and the International Grafitti Festival are two of famous festival in Omsk.


The perfect time to visit Omsk is between June to mid August. Your trip will be much more happier because of the warm-weather and nice blue sky.


Situated strategically in the city center, the Tourist Hotel is a great place to stay during your trip. You can easily access the city's popular tourist attractions. The hotel provides 24-hour room service. If you want to stay in a budget hotel, you may book a room at the Camelot Hotel. The hotel is located just 6 km from the center of Omsk. Facilities like sauna, billiards, a restaurant with European dan Russian are provided here.

Camelot Hotel

Atmospheric hotel with a the best restaurant and sauna.

Themed design in all style and all the details.

Large, spacious room, beautiful, with a nice pool.

Florist girls work quickly and professionally.

Address : Ulitsa Krasnyy Put', 153/3, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644033

Tourist Hotel

Well maintained hotel.

The room is clean, everything works and the view from the window is very pleasant.

Restaurant with russian and international dishes.

On the ground floor there is always hot tea for visitors.

Very friendly staff.

Address : Ulitsa Broz Tito, 2, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644024


Omsk has plenty of restaurants to satisfy your culinary experience. Head to Panorama restaurant to get romantic dining. It offers you an amazing view of the city from the top floor. Enjoy their excellent European food in a comfortable ambiance. While if you want to taste Russian delicacy, you may go to Kochegarka. Not only serving excellent meals, but the restaurant also offers a good selection of beers and wines.


A very cozy beer restaurant.

Nice atmosphere, interesting interior, which you want to examine.

The menu is varied and very tasty and large selection of drinks.

The waiters work quickly, clearly and politely.

Address : Ulitsa Lermontova, 77, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644070

Panorama restaurant

It is a fine restaurant in the center of Omsk.

This place has really good food and good looking ambience.

The dishes are delicious, the drinks are beautiful, the service is also on top.

You can taste Japanese, Chinese and European food.

Attentive and friendly staff and a very pleasant atmosphere.

Address : Ulitsa Gagarina, 14, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644099


Coffee rooms is a very relax place to visit after exploring the city of Omsk. Decorated in a cozy and cool atmosphere, the cafe offers wonderful patisserie items and great coffee. Another best spot to enjoy various coffees is Skuratov, coffee roasters. The cafe has an interesting interior and comfortable atmosphere. Besides serving coffee, the cafe also offers you delicious cakes.


This is a network of coffee shops in Omsk.

The atmosphere in the coffee shop is cozy and calm, it offers pleasant communication.

Delicious coffee and peanut cookie.

Perfect for a quick breakfast.

The barista is polite, sociable, expertly answering questions of interest.

Address : Karla Marksa Prospekt, 10, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644010

Coffee rooms

A very nice and cozy place to hang with friends in a good company.

It is beautiful, really stylish loft in a beautiful old building.

Variety of single origin coffee beans and selection of coffee brewing devices will let you find something to your taste.

Everything is very delicious with polite staff

Address : Ulitsa Karla Libknekhta, 2, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644043


Pine Bar is one of the finest bar to spend your nightlife in Omsk. This rectangular bar has funky lighting and great patio. Offering huge selection of cocktails and beers, you can enjoy the art of drinks here. While if you love singing, Karaoke Bar "OPERA" is obviously a right place to visit. You will get an unforgettable night by singing along or just grab the beers.

Pine Bar

Cozy place with a good choice of decent cocktails.

A large selection of cocktails, there are many of their own unique.

There is a second smaller room from which the view of the open kitchen.

friendly staff.

Address : Ulitsa Karla Libknekhta, 2, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644099

Karaoke Bar "OPERA"

Very atmospheric bar with lovely music.

Delicious cuisine and variety of cocktails.

Delicious smoothies and mashed mushroom soup.

The bar is clean, the staff works perfectly.

Address : Ulitsa Lenina, 20, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644024


Exploring the city's cultural attractions would complete your vacation in Omsk. Head to Omsk District Museum of Visual Arts to see some collection of Russian's great artists. This museum was established in 1924 and holds over 25000 items. Omsk Drama Theater is another interesting place to visit. This theater built in a stunning old building at downtown of Omsk. It becomes a favorite spot to watch ballet performance, comedy, and drama.

Omsk District Museum of Visual Arts

One of the favorite museums in Omsk.

Expositions are decorated highly artistic, selected competently.

On one floor there is an exhibition of paintings by Omsk artists.

Children are also interested in relief "copies" of famous masterpieces, which can be touched by hands

Address : Muzeynaya Ulitsa, д. 4, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644099

Omsk Drama Theater

Such a remarkable architecture.

The acoustics in the hall is at a good level and the theater is atmospheric.

The play of actors, costumes, musical accompaniment is the highest level.

There is performance about Masha and Vitya is beautiful according to an old Soviet fairy tale.

Address : Ulitsa 10 Let Oktyabrya, 2, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644024


Visit Uspenskiy Kafedral'nyy Sobor to see the fenciful design of 20th century building. This is considered as the largest churches in Siberia. Don't leave this place without taking stunning photos of both interior and exterior of the building that has Byzantine and Russian touch. Another great spot is Omsk fortress, historical and cultural complex. There are many historical scenes to be captured since the fortress from which the Omsk city began.

Uspenskiy Kafedral'nyy Sobor

Awesome ancient cathedral and the most beautiful cathedrals.

Very beautiful both inside and out.

Around the cathedral there are green spaces, benches, you can listen to the ringing of bells.

For tourism purposes, it is worth going.

Address : Ulitsa Tarskaya, 7, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644043

Omsk fortress, historical and cultural complex

A beautiful historical place in the city of Omsk.

The place is very convenient for recreation.

Many events are held.

Excursions, a skating rink and a hill in winter.

Address : Partizanskaya Ulitsa, 5, Omsk, Omsk Oblast, Russia, 644002