City Information


A city in Russia, the geographic center of Siberia

A population of over 570,000

Oldest center of science, education and innovation in Siberia

11 research institutions, 9 universities, special economic zone, 6 business incubators, laboratories, design bureaus

1st in Russia in terms of affordability (tuition, accommodation, daily expenses, etc.), according to QS data

2nd in Russia in terms of attractiveness, affordability, safety, comfort of living, according to QS data

Cathedrals, temples, churches, mosques, synagogue, Lutheran church, other religious facilities

18-20th century wooden and brick architecture, about 1,800 buildings, 200 of them heritage wooden architecture

Numerous museums: Museum of Tomsk History, Museum of Slavic Mythology; planetarium, three drama theaters, youth theater, Skomorokh Puppet Theater, 2Ku Living Dolls Theater, large and small philharomic halls

Russia's top scuba diving club, academic rowing, basketball, volleyball, mountaineering, hiking, equestrian sports, skiing, snowboarding, diving, chess. The city has several stadiums, pools, an 11-meter climbing wall, sports grounds, sports palace, bowling halls, go-cart tracks, skating and sledding rinks, ski ramp and ski track

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