Salekhard is capital of Yamalo Nenets Autonomous Okrug, most part of that is - Arctic.
The uniqueness of Salekhard is it's stand right on the 66 latitude (Polar circle)
Not far from Salekhard - is Kara sea and the Arctic ocean.
Salekhard is only a three-hour flight from Moscow.
What to do in Salekhard
Will take part in a colourful ethnic festival of nomadic peoples - the Day of reindeer herder, will see competitions in national sports, the
race reindeer sledding, a concert, a visit of the plague and much more.
Cross the polar circle of the Earth (You will have irrefutable proof of this event), will see a unique cable-stayed bridge "Torch" and mammoth
on one of the biggest Russian rivers - the Ob river
Will see the remaining construction projects from the time of the Gulag ("dead roads" the 501st construction)
Visit the ethnographic Museum under the open sky in Gornoknyazevsk and princely Yurt on the banks of the Ob river
Learn about the riches of the Yamal bowels in core storage in Labytnangi
Go skiing, snowboarding or snow tubings of the ski base in Oktyabrsky
Feel the spirit of the North fortpost 16th-17th century in Obdorsk Ostrog go to the merchant quarter and learn the history of the
first stone Church on the Yamal Peninsula (end of XIX century)
Bring home legendary Northern white fish
Will see incredibly preserved mammoth Lyuba and the ancient mummy in the Shemanovsky's museum, Art Center, ice sculpture festival "polar Rhapsody"
Take a look at the monument to the man who opened the first oil field in Western Siberia
You don't need any permit for visiting Salekhard and any places, where reindeer herders live and migrate. So, you only need the passport and russia's visa.