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Weir on river Iset

prosp. Lenina | Metro Pervomajskaja, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Nice park

Plotinka is the name for damn in Russian. The plotinka on the river Iset is original. The river... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunny D
Austin, Texas, United States
via mobile
Popular park with both locals & tourists of all ages

There is especially a lot of activity on weekends and evenings. This centrally located park is... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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prosp. Lenina | Metro Pervomajskaja, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plotinka is the name for damn in Russian. The plotinka on the river Iset is original. The river runs through the city and is damned up to provide control and a reliable water source. It was originally constructed of Ural birch trees which apparently harden...More

Thank Sunny D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

There is especially a lot of activity on weekends and evenings. This centrally located park is where many come to hang out, musicians play nice music and trying to earn some money, teens perform various acrobatics, street food vendors offer ice cream, drinks and other...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited it in july 2015, and the view is nice. To walk in summer around Iset river is a compulsory visit for every tourist in Yekaterinburg, no matter what season.

Thank jlrmar2
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Really calming, nice place- really popular among the local teenagers for hangouts and get-togethers to just take a walk along the river.

Thank Vitalina L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Yekaterinburg have a wonderful city center during the summer time. Along the river the city have created beautiful area to walk and enjoy a summer day either you are a tourist or living here. Take some time and relax if you are here on a...More

Thank Kjetil E
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This area is interesting given its history. Although there are signs around the city in English there were none here I could find. We had a walking tour guide - Julia - from Ekaterinburg Tourist Center. I found it advantageous to have a guide to...More

Thank janenz55
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Walked across the frozen river to take a short cut across the city. Fun experience! Would recommend people to give it a go!

Thank DevonshireDumpling90
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Walked along there in he daytime nice views of the city and water, I was taken back on the evening to see the Fountains and listen to the classical music from speakers hidden in trees> The fountains reacted with the music in color and height...More

Thank blkptds
Reviewed 14 February 2017

How can a river and weir be special? For me, the crisp frozen beauty the day I was there should be shared. So many see this only in Summer and I encourage others to enjoy the winter too. To see people trekking to and fro...More

Thank TorontoRover
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Historical centre of the city, best in the summer because that's when the fountains are working. Several restaurants are close. Also, the architecture and design museum is nearby.

Thank Степан А
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