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The federal highway R256 “Chuysky Trakt” (968 km), the oldest route from Siberia to Asia, begins in Novosibirsk and ends at the border with Mongolia, passing through the territory of the Novosibirsk region, the Altai krai and the Altai Republic.

In 2014, National Geographic magazine included the Chuya Highway in the list of the 10 most beautiful highways in the world. Photos by: Alexey Zhirukhin.

Chuya Highway - the Most Picturesque Road in Russia, photo 1

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Novosibirsk museum of railway equipment named after N.A.Akulinin is located in Sovetsky district of Novosibirsk oblast, near railway station Seyatel, on the road from Novosibirsk city to Akademgorodok.

The museum has a large collection of steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, electric locomotives and wagons, mostly working on the railways in Western Siberia. The photos were captured by Victor Borisov.

Novosibirsk museum of railway equipment view 1


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The largest lake of Western Siberia views

Chany Lake is the largest lake in Western Siberia region and is among the largest in the world. The lake is located in Chanovsky district of Novosibirsk oblast of Russia.

Chany lake has the length of about 91 km and the width of 88 km. The following beautiful pictures of the lake were captured by Stepanov Slava (the photos are clickable).

Chany lake, Siberia, Russia view



The following nice photos of Novosibirsk oblast (region) of Russia nature were captured by Slava Stepanov (all the photos are clickable).

Novosibirsk oblast, Russia bird's eye view


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