Events, culture, souvenirs and other touristy things in Umba

EVENTS, CULTURE, SOUVENIRS,
and other touristy things

  • Tourist Information Center, ul. Dzherzhinskogo 40, (881559) 51744. More >>
  • Folklore Festival three times a year. More at www.kandalaksha.org.
  • Pomor Rawing Regatta. More at www.kandalaksha.org
  • Pomor Kuzulya (bread figurine) Festival at Kuzreka. More at kuzdric.blogspot.ru.
  • Sports Fishing Contest “Fish Face”.
  • Library of Pomor History and Culture, ul. Dzerzhinskogo 40, tel. 8 (81559) 51373. More >>
  • Museum of History, Culture, and Industry of Tersky Pomors, ul. Dzherzhinskogo 78, tel. 8 (81559) 51532, open Tue. to Sat. 9am to 5pm, closed Sunday and Monday. More >>
  • Kanozero Rock Carvings Museum, ul. Dzerzhinskogo 40, tel. 8 81559 50657, 8 911 312 9557, open Mon. to Thur. 8am to 5pm, close for lunch noon to 1pm, Friday 8am to 12noon, closed Saturday and Sunday. Museum’s site >>
  • “Tonya Tetrina” fishing station. A history and ethnography complex. 27km east from Umba (towards Varzuga). Tel.  8 911 343 5140. Their site >>
  • Umba Students Science Society. Society’s site >>
  • Amethyst Shore. Souvenirs, workshops. Ul. Gornaya 60, tel. 8 921 151 3991, 8 921 667 5920. More >>
  • Stuffed Fish Studio, tel. 8 921 152 1996.
  • Department of Preservation and Development of Pomor Traditions and Trades, ul. Belomorskaya 1a, tel. 8 815 59 52385. Open Tue. to Sat. 10am to 6pm (closed for lunch 2pm to 3pm), closed Sun. and Mon.
  • Suvoy Tour Agency, the village of Kuzreka, tel. 8 81559 51135, 8 911 319 8973

For a city of this size this is a lot, and it is not even all!

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