Blagoveshchensk (Russian: Благове́щенск, blah-guh-VYEH-schyensk) is the capital city of Russia's Amur Oblast, located on the border with China. It is one of the oldest cities in the Russian Far East.
By trainBy direct train from Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Tynda or Moscow, all of them pass through Belogorsk, the town on Trans Siberian Railway. Riding any other train will need connection in Belogorsk, from where you can also take a bus.
By ferry or busOpposite the city, on the other bank of the Amur River is the Chinese city of Heihe. A ferry boat operates in warm seasons. In the winter, the border is crossed by bus.
phone: +7 4162 424086address: Lenina str, 165
Lotus lakeBlossoms of the lotus in the middle of July.
Cemetery of DinosaursArcheological site in Raichikhinsky rayon.
Annual festival "Amur Autumn" hosts art films and spectacles from Russia. One of the festivals was honoured by visit of Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida.Official site.
Chinese vodka with snake
Chinese and Russian food.
phone: +7 4162 37-0073address: Lenina str., 108Business class
phone: +7 4162 441-868address: Shevchenko str., 11Business class.
Holiday Palaceaddress: Gorkogo str., 26Economy class.
Strannikphone: +7 4162 44-14-67address: Teatralnaya str., 23Economy class.
- Heihe, a Chinese border city on the opposite side of Amur River