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Rostov Region is the land of the great historical potential with its customs
and traditions of the nations of Don Land. Cossacks and other nations formed
the unique culture and folklore. Great names, masterpieces of art and culture,
invaluable monuments of the past made Rostov region the most attractive for
the development of the Inbound tourism in Russia .
Historical, architectural and cultural monuments, museums, places of interest
attract visitors and tourists.
Rostov Region has more than 73 historical, architectural and archeological
monuments which is of a great potential for the organization of different
Tour Packages for the guests of the Don Land.
Monuments devoted to Revolution , Civil, World War II are the main part of
the cultural heritage of Rostov region.
Rostov Region is the cultural center of South Russian Region. 7 professional
theatres – Drama Gorky Theatre, Rostov State Musical Theatre, Rostov regional
Youth Theatre, Rostov State Puppet Show Theatre, Taganrog Tchekhov’s Drama
Theatre, Don Thatre of Drama and Comedy in Novotcherkassk, Shakhty Drama and
Comedy Thatre “Plast” is the major part of the daily cultural life of the
Rostov Zoo is the 2nd biggest Zoo in Russia and famous all over the world
. Regional Philharmonic Society , Circus, Race Course, Botanic garden are
the pride of Rostov City . There are over 1300 cultural clubs, 1190 libraries,
more than 30 museums, 27 parks, modern cinemas in Rostov Region.
Don Land is known for its international festivals and scientific conferences,
master classes, work shops. Youth Theatre Festival “Minifest”, Tchekhovs’
Drama Festivals in Taganrog , “Sholokhov’s Spring” Festival ,famous Youth
festivals “Vdohnovenije” and “Don Big Prize” are being held in Rostov Region
and became a tradition.