The city of Minusinsk.
A small but interesting city in the south-west of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The population of Minusinsk is about 68,000 people. The city was founded in the middle of the 18th century at the confluence of the Minusa River and the Yenisei River. Nowadays Minusinsk is located on both banks of the channel.
Minusinsk is the administrative center of the same Minusinsk district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Now it is a modern city with a multi-storey building of wide roads and the usual urban environment. However, in the old part of the city, buildings have survived, thanks to which it is possible to study Siberian homestead construction.
How to get to Minusinsk from Krasnoyarsk
Getting from Krasnoyarsk to Minusinsk can be done in several popular ways
1. Intercity bus
Every day from Krasnoyarsk to Minusinsk several flights to Minusinsk are made. The bus ticket costs a little more than 1000 rubles. The journey time is from 8 hours 30 minutes, depending on the route number. The numbers of bus routes to Minusinsk from the bus station in Krasnoyarsk are 586, 588A, 589A. Time of departure and itinerary should be specified when buying tickets.
In Minusinsk, buses arrive at the bus station of Minusinsk, which is located in the old part of the city at ul. Red Partizan 120A.
Detailed information on the schedule of the buses can be found on the website of the bus station in Krasnoyarsk.
2. By car.
The distance from Krasnoyarsk to Minusinsk is 440 km. Total travel time by car is at least 5 hours 40 min. The route from Krasnoyarsk to Minusinsk passes through the territories of Berezovsky, Emelyanovsk, Kozul, Balakhtinsky, Novoselovsky, Minusinsk districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory and through the territory of the Bograd and Ust-Abakan districts of the Republic of Khakassia. Three times it crosses the Yenisei River in the cities of Krasnoyarsk, Divnogorsk and Abakan. Most of the road is located in picturesque places with a unique natural landscape.
Siberian taiga surrounds the road from Divnogorsk, and along the territory of the Republic of Khakassia the road is located in the steppes of Khakassia. On the way there are several places to stop with food points and public toilets. Upon arrival in Minusinsk, the traveler will have to settle in the hotel, and the sightseeing of the city should be postponed until the next morning.
Detailed route to Minusinsk by road on the map
Upon arrival in Minusinsk, the traveler will have to settle in the hotel, and the inspection of the estates should be postponed until the next morning.
3. By plane
The nearest airport to Minusinsk is in Abakan. It is an international airport serving flights from anywhere in the world, including from Moscow and some other major cities of Russia, including from Krasnoyarsk.
The airport is 40 km from Minusinsk, by taxi you can reach the old part of the city in less than 1 hour. From the airport, in the afternoon, scheduled buses run on the route Abakan-Minusinsk Airport. Every day from the airport of Abakan to Minusinsk there are no less than two flights, the fare is around 100 rubles, the journey time is about 40 minutes. In Minusinsk, buses from Abakan airport arrive at the bus station in the old part of the city.
Upon arrival in Minusinsk, the traveler will have to settle in the hotel, and the sightseeing of the city should be postponed until the next morning.
4. By train
Every day a train leaves from Krasnoyarsk to Minusinsk. The journey time is about 11 hours, the ticket price is from 1700 rubles. In Minusinsk, trains from Krasnoyarsk arrive at the railway station of Minusinsk, which is located 12 km from the city. The bus station in Minusinsk can be reached by bus or taxi. The fare will have to be checked on the spot.
Hotels in Minusinsk.
In the village of Shushenskoye there are two hotels, one of which is "Novaya Derevnya" located directly within the museum complex, the second hotel "Tourist" is located not far from the museum on the street. Pushkin, 1. Book rooms in the hotel, you can both by phone and at personal arrival in the village.