Baikonur Tour: City

Name: Baikonur City
Construction directorate: 1955
Country: Kazakhstan (under Russian regulation)
Population: 70000 inhabitants

Baikonur Tour: City Itinerary:

In Baikonur Tour: City you will learn the history of the construction of Baikonur City. In Baikonur City you will view the most interesting space monuments and memorials: Sergei Korolev (creator of the Soyuz rocket and Soyuz spacecraft), to Yuri Gagarin (the first man in space), Vladimir Glushko (creator of the rocket engines), Yuri Barmin (launching complex for the Soyuz and Proton rockets), Mikhail Yangel (creator of the Zenit rocket), Georgy Shubnikov (first constructor of the Baikonur Cosmodrome and Baikonur City) and others.

In Baikonur Tour: City you also will see:

  • pavilion, where, according to legend, Sergei Korolev and Yuri Gagarin spoke the night before the first launch into space
  • Cosmonaut Hotel, where the cosmonauts/astronauts spend the hours and days before their flights in the Soyuz spacecraft
  • real Soyuz rocket
  • pedestrian area of Baikonur City


Baikonur Tour: City is included to the Baikonur Launch Tour: Soyuz, Baikonur Launch Tour: Progress and Baikonur Tour: Cosmodrome.

Baikonur Tour can be organized before or after visit to the space objects of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

The tourists traveling along the Silk Road may take part in the Baikonur Tour: City and also see the objects of the Baikonur Cosmodrome (by individual program).


Please, contact RusAdventures before Baikonur Tour: City if you are interested in:

  • tour to the Space Museum of Baikonur City.

Baikonur Tour: City

The Baikonur City, also known as Zarya, Leninskiy, Leninsk and Zvezdograd - now the Russian Space Center. For short period of time in semidesert the modern city in which there live engineers, specialists and technicians of the Baikonur cosmodrome (Baikonur Cosmodrome: Plan) has been constructed. For their families the necessary infrastructure has been created: from kindergartens and schools, branch of the Moscow Aviation Institute and up to supermarkets, cinema, cafe and restaurants.

Baikonur Tour: City includes:

  • entry permit for Baikonur City, Kazakhstan
  • transfers between space monuments and memorials Baikonur Tour: City
  • excursion on objects of Baikonur Tour (1.5 - 2.0 hours)
  • guide-interpreter (English, German, French)
  • representative of Baikonur Tour: City as an escort (compulsory)
  • photo and video shooting in Baikonur Tour
  Baikonur Tour: City

Mr.Paul Kraut, Mr.Philipp Meurser and Mr.Heinrich Stumpp (Germany) travelling along the Silky Way saw the main space monuments of the Baikonur as participants of Baikonur Tour: City.

Baikonur Tour: City
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