Khakassia is rich in various types of landscape. Here visitors may observe such natural areas as taiga, steppe, forests, hills and others. There are also museums in Abakan which contain different exhibitions presenting the peculiarities of natural ecological areas of the republic.
The museum of nature is one of such museums. In this museum tourists can find different information about all natural areas and parts of the reserve and there are also some facts about the peculiarities of the reserve itself. Visitors can learn not only about the climate, landscape, rare types of animals and plants, but also play in interactive games and find out the facts about the taiga life of a recluse Agafya Lykova.
Museum of nature and ecological path “Alive chronicle of nature” in Abakan
Oglakhty site is situated in a picturesque place on a cost of the river Enisey. This site includes a unique collection of cultural-historical heritage of the Republic of Khakassia (Russia). Here you can find a great amount of petroglyphs concentration, burial mounds of almost all ancient cultures having lived in Minusinskaya Depression and also here the tourists can face the longest stone wall of a fortress of the Medieval Ages. This is the longest stone wall of the fortress of that period located in Siberia.
Visit-centre of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)
Stairs at the foot of Forty Teeth Mountain, an ancient fortress (State National Reserve Khakassky, Russia)
The visit-centre is located on the coast of one of the clearest lakes of Khakassia – Lake Itkul. The main themes of the visit-centre are water and swamp area and birds’ migration. An exposition of the visit-centre consists of interactive exhibit items presenting migrating birds whish live on the territory of Khakassia. This presentation is made in a play way.
Visit-centre of Lake Itkul Site (Khakassia, Russia)
State National Reserve Khakassky, Lake Itkul Site