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  1. Murmansk - Wikipedia

    Murmansk was the last city founded in the Russian Empire. In 1915, World War I needs led to the construction of the railroad from Petrozavodsk to an ice-free location on the Murman Coast in the Russian Arctic, to which Russia's allies shipped military supplies.

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  2. Murmansk | Russia | Britannica

    Murmansk, seaport and centre of Murmansk oblast (region), northwestern Russia, lying 125 miles (200 km) north of the Arctic Circle, and on the eastern shore of Kola Bay, 30 miles (48 km) from the ice-free Barents Sea. The town, founded in 1915 as a supply port in World War I, was a base for the

  3. Murmansk travel | Russia, Europe - Lonely Planet

    Explore Murmansk holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | The world’s biggest Arctic city is a mere baby by Russian standards: Murmansk celebrated its 100th birthday in 2016. Murmansk’s raison d’être is its port, kept ice-free by comparatively warm Gulf Stream waters.

  4. Murmansk | oblast, Russia | Britannica

    Murmansk, oblast (region), northwestern Russia, occupying the Kola Peninsula between the White and Barents seas. Its upland blocks and mountain massifs, rising to 3,907 feet (1,191 metres) in the Khibiny Mountains, are covered by tundra in the north and swampy forest, or taiga, in the south.

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  6. The 10 Best Murmansk Tours 2020 - Viator

    Murmansk is a living city, filled with joy, a friendly atmosphere, good restaurants and interesting history. In this VoiceMap-story from Murmansk, join Lars Engerengen on a tour through the history of Murmansk, from 1916 to the present as he guides you along Prospekt Lenina - the main street of Murmansk.

  7. THE 10 BEST Restaurants in Murmansk - Updated November 2020 ...

    Best Dining in Murmansk, Murmansk Oblast: See 4,961 Tripadvisor traveler reviews of 223 Murmansk restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more.

  8. Murmansk - Wikitravel

    Nov 09, 2020 · Murmansk can be reached from most places in north-west Russia by train. Moscow is 35-40 hours away and Saint Petersburg 27-30 hours, depending on the train. The Arktika (Арктика) branded train is the fastest option, it also offers first-class wagons and a restaurant onboard.

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