Chelyabinsk is a city and the administrative center of Chelyabinsk region. It is the seventh-largest city in Russia by population with 1 200 719 inhabitants and the second largest city in the Ural Federal District, after Yekaterinburg.

Chelyabinsk was granted town status by 1787. 

One of the largest industrial, economic, cultural, business centers of Russia.


Chelyabinsk is the only metropolis in Russia and in the world with a full-fledged forest. Chelyabinsk city forest and the Gagarin Park of Culture and Rest are located in the center of city. Relict trees grow here, there are about 20 reservoirs, and several healing springs beat.

Chelyabinsk, also known as Tankograd, is rightly considered one of the leaders in industrial cities. There are largest factories for the production of metallurgical products, engineering, ferroalloys, zinc and other products in the region. Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant belongs to the so-called G8 pipe plants and is engaged in the production of large diameter pipes.


Chelyabinsk State University is the first classical university in the South Ural. October 4, 2020 Chelyabinsk State University will celebrate 44 years. During this time, the University became one of the leading educational and scientific centers of the South Ural, an integral part of the region. The strategy of educational activity and scientific research at ChelSU has always been focused on the development of the Ural macro-region. The university found support from Academician Alexander Tatarkina.

The structure of the university includes:
14 faculties
6 institutes
64 departments.
The postgraduate study works in 18 scientific specialties. There are dissertation councils for the defense of PhD and doctoral thesis.
The university has branches in Troitsk, Miass and Kostanay.

A large training center for economists and managers is located at ChelSU.
Currently, more than 20,000 students are studing at the University.

Chelyabinsk State University adвress:

Chelyabinsk,  Br. Kashirinykh Str. 129.

Driving directions


Chelyabinsk State University has a beautiful Botanical Garden. The Botanical Garden of CSU has been developing since 1999. The Garden posesses a collection of unique red-book and exotic plants of the Chelyabinsk region and Russia, in total more than 3,000 taxa of living plants. In addition, the Botanical Garden is home to creatures of the local fauna such as fish, gophers and other animals and insects.

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Sights of Chelyabinsk and Chelyabinsk region


Chelyabinsk Arbat
Kirova street

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Square "Aloe Pole"

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Walk of Fame

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City Garden named after

Alexander Pushkin

Park named after Yuri Gagarin

Interesting facts about Chelyabinsk and the Chelyabinsk region:

  1. The oldest civilizations on the planet lived in the South Ural. The Arkaim Nature Reserve is a unique archaeological complex of proto-urban culture, has preserved at least 50 monuments of ancient history from different eras.

  2. The oldest of the world's active hydropower plants "Thresholds" is located in the Chelyabinsk region since 1910, when the hydroelectric power station was commissioned. It has preserved all the mechanisms that are working properly to this day.

  3. Koelginsky marble quarry  is considered the largest in the country, and a noble stone is the most beautiful in the world. Marble was used in the construction of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the State Kremlin Palace. 

  4. The largest lake in the Chelyabinsk region "Uvildy"  is included in the list of the most valuable reservoirs in the world for its purity and oxygen saturation. 

  5. The most ancient mountain of the planet "Karandash"  is also located in the Kusinsky district of the region. It is the same age as the planet Earth, its age is about 4.2 billion years, while the age of the Earth is approximately 4.5-5 billion years.

  6. Ignatiev cave is interesting plase due to drawings of primitive people on it's walls, which date back to the 2nd – 1st millennium BC. Here you can find quite realistic images of a bull, a mammoth, other animals and various geometric symbols.

  7. Korkinsky quarry is the second largest in the world and the largest in Europe. It impresses with its size. 

  8. The border of Europe and Asia passes through the territory of the South Ural. 

  9. On February 15, 2013, an event of a cosmic scale occurred in the Chelyabinsk Region. A meteorite flew in the sky. The largest fragment, weighing almost 600 kilograms, fell into a lake near Chelyabinsk.



Hotel Victoria is one of the most popular hotels for business and leisure travelers.The hotel is conveniently located 20 km away from the international airport, 6 km from the railway station, 10 minutes from the business center of Chelyabinsk and from CSU, not far from the largest shopping and business centers.

Address: Chelyabinsk, st. Molodogvardeytsev, 34

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Radisson Blu Hotel is a comfortable hotel in the center of Chelyabinsk. It is located in 5 minutes drive to the center and 10-15 minutes from CSU. It has a large number of rooms, high quality service. The hotel will be the ideal choice for business or leisure guests of Chelyabinsk who want to stay in an elegant comfortable hotel. Our hotel is located in the city center near of the park.

Address: Chelyabinsk, st. Labor, 179 


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Mini-Hotel Roomer is a hotel in a walking distance from CSU (5-10 minutes walk). The hotel has well-equipped rooms. Eight comfortable rooms of various categories. Capacity is 18 people.

Address: Chelyabinsk, st. Kashirin brothers, 117


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Inexpensive hotel «Planeta» has 9 different types of rooms. The hotel has everything you need to make you feel comfortable and cozy. Regardless of the category, all rooms are equipped with modern furniture, a TV, a fridge, tea devices and a hygiene kit. The hotel is a 20-25 minute walk to ChelSU.

Address: Chelyabinsk, st. Molodogvardeytsev, 37-B.

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Chelyabinsk Hotel "Tsarskydvor is located in 200 meters from one of the main roads of the city — BratyevKashirinykh street, which provides you with quick access to the main objects of Chelyabinsk. The way from the hotel to the business center of the citytakes about 7 minutes according to the convenient transport interchange, from the railway station about 15 minutes, from the airport about 30 minutes. There is a cozy atmosphere, comfortable rooms, original interior in historical style, modern technical equipment and friendly staff. The hotel is a 10-minute drive to ChelSU.

Address: Chelyabinsk, st. Dvinskaya, d.19.

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