The 20 best Ufa sights & landmarks – TripAdvisor

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

The capital of Bashkortostan is rightfully considered the greenest city in our country. Ufa is famous for its many large parks with a refined territory. There are also plenty of architectural attractions. What are only Gostiny Dvor, stone estates and the Nativity of the Mother of God Church. It's time to get acquainted with the most interesting objects of Ufa and find out what residents and guests of the city think about them.

Top attractions in Ufa

Nomination a place Sight rating
The best parks of Ufa 1 Park them. Ivana Yakutova 5.0
2 Park them. Mazhita Gafuri 4.9
3 Park Aksakov 4.8
4 Ufa Botanical Garden 4.7
5 Kashkadan park 4.6
The best architectural sights of Ufa 1 Hippodrome 'Akbuzat' 5.0
2 Fountain 'Seven girls' 4.9
3 Lyalya-Tulpan Mosque 4.8
4 Cathedral Mosque 'Ar-Rakhim' 4.7
5 Seating yard 4.6
The best military-patriotic sights of Ufa 1 Victory Park 5.0
2 Monument to the Heroes of the October Revolution and Civil War 4.9
3 Monument to Home Front Workers during the Great Patriotic War 4.8
4 Monument to Salavat Yulaev 4.7
5 Republican Museum of Military Glory 4.6
The best cultural sights of Ufa 1 Russian Drama Theater of Bashkortostan 5.0
2 Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theater 4.9
3 Tatar theater 'Nur' 4.8
4 National Museum of the Republic of Bashkortostan 4.7
5 Art Museum named after M.V. Nesterov 4.6

The best parks of Ufa

We decided to create a separate category for the Ufa parks. This includes the favorite places of the city's residents, which will appeal to both adults and children.

Park them. Ivana Yakutova

Attraction rating (Ufa): 5.0


The rating is opened by the Yakutov amusement park. It will appeal to all guests regardless of age. Children ride ponies and the railroad, and adults rent a boat. Near the wedding tree, the newlyweds organize an off-site wedding ceremony, and a solemn banquet is arranged in the 'Tikhaya Gavan' restaurant.

The advantages include a large number of greenery, cafes and bars, a variety of attractions, a convenient location. There are always a lot of people walking here. It is a pity that there are very few toilets on the street. This is a great place to spend time with the whole family.

Park them. Mazhita Gafuri

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.9

Park them.  Mazhita Gafuri

Next in the ranking is the largest park in the capital of Bashkiria. It covers an area of ​​29 hectares and is divided into two parts. In one zone there are entertainment attractions, in the other – well-groomed forest plantations. In winter they go ice skating and tubing, in summer they spend time at the karting track and horse base.

The advantages include the convenient location of the park in the center of Ufa, developed infrastructure, many plants, and a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. On weekends, there are many tourists. The townspeople would like to see more new attractions. Otherwise, there are no complaints about the improvement of the park.

Park Aksakov

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.8

aksakov park

On the site of the public garden, which was founded by the merchant Blokhin in the 19th century, there is a landscaped park. Its main attraction is a beautiful pond with swans. Fishing competitions are held on the reservoir. Like other parks in Ufa, there are attractions on the territory. There is an interesting monument to the Scarlet Flower on the shore of the lake.

This place has historical value and is distinguished by picturesque views. A beautiful city corner allows you to breathe fresh air and relax in a tranquil environment. The park is interesting at any time of the year.

Ufa Botanical Garden

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.7

Ufa Botanical Garden

The botanical garden in Ufa is considered to be a real treasure of the floristic world. The best specialists in the field of botany are working on its creation. The territory amazes with the abundance of perennial, flowering, tropical and coniferous specimens. Modern laboratories have been opened here, where scientific tests in the field of selection are carried out.

The botanical garden regularly organizes paid excursions. On additional education courses they will learn how to improve their own plot. It is recommended to visit the greenhouse. It works in the summer from 9-00 to 18-00. An adult ticket costs 150 rubles, a child ticket costs 75 rubles.

Kashkadan park

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.6


Kashkadan Park is a large landscaped area that appeared in 2002 near the lake of the same name. It offers hiking trails, a clean beach, rollerblading and boat rental. Competitions, concerts and fairs are often held here. There is a shopping center nearby.

The lake is very beautiful, quiet and calm. True, in hot weather there is practically no place to hide from the sun. There are always few parking spaces. When there are many people on the beach, the water becomes muddy. Address: Marshal Zhukov, 31. The park operates around the clock.

The best architectural sights of Ufa

The architecture of Ufa is distinguished by its originality and unique history. That is why the capital of Bashkiria is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Russian Federation. In the second nomination, we present 5 amazing masterpieces of sculptors and architects.

Hippodrome 'Akbuzat'

Attraction rating (Ufa): 5.0

Hippodrome 'Akbuzat

Akbuzat is an equestrian center. It got its name in honor of the winged horse – the hero of Bashkir legends. The attraction includes the main stand building, a heated arena, an animal infirmary, a stable and a hotel. The building houses a museum dedicated to equestrian sports. There is a wall of records with the names of famous horses.

They praise the convenient location of the facility, high-quality track coverage, and a large selection of entertainment for children. Together with the child, it is recommended to visit the Polet trampoline park on the second floor. Address: Mendeleev, 217A.

Fountain 'Seven girls'

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.9


The sculptural composition representing the figures of seven girls was created in 2015. It is associated with the legend of seven sisters who died in the lake. The monument also includes 2 large bowls. The diameter of one of them is 18 m.

The monument is located in the Theater Square. It works around the clock. The fountain looks especially beautiful in the evening, when light illumination is connected to the musical arrangement. The water is painted in bright colors and plays with streams to the beat of the melody. At some point, it seems that the girls are dancing. Reviews of Ufa guests are full of epithets regarding the beauty of this place. Food and drinks are sold next to the fountain. The townspeople are resting on benches in the park and admiring the enchanting show.

Lyalya-Tulpan Mosque

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.8

MOSQUE Lyalya-Tulip

The ranking continues to be the Temple of Muslims, which was built in 1980. It was erected with donations from the townspeople and the authorities. The building is shaped like a tulip. Nearby there are 2 minarets resembling flower buds. The prayer hall includes 1000 people. There are training facilities, a canteen, a conference room and a hostel.

The main room is decorated in oriental style. On the walls and stained-glass windows you can see an ornament in the form of flowers of paradise trees. The floor is covered with cows, and a crystal chandelier flaunts under the ceiling. Guests of Ufa are delighted with the interior decoration and unusual architecture of the building. They say that the mosque has an unusual and calm atmosphere, filled with spirituality and light. Address: Komarova, 5.

Cathedral Mosque 'Ar-Rakhim'

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.7


The construction of the Ar-Rahim temple has not yet been completed. It was founded in honor of the 450th anniversary of the entry of Bashkiria into the Russian Federation. The building has a classic Islamic style with national motives. The interior and exterior design amazes with luxury and wealth. There are a lot of gilded elements and marble mosaics here.

An unpleasant story is connected with the construction of the shrine about the embezzlement of 70 million rubles, which were transferred to the account of the contractor from citizens and legal entities. The cathedral mosque is located on an area of ​​20 hectares and is considered one of the highest in Russia. Location: 588th quarter.

Seating yard

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.6

Seating yard

Gostiny Dvor is located right in the center of Ufa. It is an architectural monument of the 19th century, expanded for retail outlets. The building has grocery stores, beer pubs, souvenir markets. It is a pity that there are few benches inside, and only visitors can sit at a table in the cafe.

Prices in Gostiny Dvor are not the lowest. However, guests of the capital of Bashkiria are sent to this place to buy souvenirs and memorable gifts for relatives and friends. People come here not only for shopping, but also for beautiful photographs. On weekends, sweepstakes, contests and entertainment are held here. Address: Verkhnetorgovaya Square, 1. Gostiny Dvor is open daily from 10 am to 9 pm.

The best military-patriotic sights of Ufa

In the 40s of the last century, the inhabitants of Ufa became famous for their military prowess. The exploits of many heroes who gave their lives for the victory over fascism are known. Today, memorials have been erected in the city, military museums are working. We will talk about them in the next nomination.

Victory Park

Attraction rating (Ufa): 5.0

Victory Park

Victory Park was founded in 1947. In addition to monuments to soldiers, there is an exhibition of equipment from the period of the Great Patriotic War. In winter, they go skiing here. Holidays and festivities are held on weekends. Here you can often see newlyweds who come for photo shoots.

Judging by the reviews, it is very pleasant to walk in the park at any time of the year. The huge territory pleases with its cleanliness and well-groomed. A beautiful view of the river opens from here. The only negative is that the public transport stop is far away.

Monument to the Heroes of the October Revolution and Civil War

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.9


The bronze monument was opened in 1975. It represents 4 figures, including a blacksmith, a Red Army soldier, a peasant and a wounded soldier. The height of the monument is 12 meters. Among the residents of Ufa, the name 'no 5 to seven' is common. It is connected with the fact that in Soviet times there was a shop that closed at 19-00. In the last minutes people were in a hurry to shop.

The monument to the heroes of the October Revolution and the Civil War can be safely recommended for visiting visitors from other regions. Address: 8 Marta Street, 8.

Monument to Home Front Workers during the Great Patriotic War

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.8

monument to home front workers during the great patriotic war ufa

It is impossible not to include in the rating the relatively new monument of Ufa, opened in 2015 in Victory Park. This is one of the largest monuments in Russia. The composition includes seven bronze sculptures. They symbolize the profession of home front workers during the Second World War. The sculptor depicted a reaper with her daughter, a worker at the machine and his grandson, a steelmaker, a seamstress.

At the top of the monument you can see the Order of Victory. The composition rises 8 meters and looks majestic. Elements of the composition can be examined for a very long time. Address: Komarova, 7.

Monument to Salavat Yulaev

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.7


The nomination is continued by the monument erected in honor of the national hero of Bashkiria. He fought for the independence of his people even during the reign of Catherine II. Salavat Yulaev holds a whip in his right hand, a saber is attached to his left. The object was installed in 1967 by the sculptor Tavasiev. The height of the monument is 14 m. Weighing 40 tons, it has only 3 anchor points. This is the largest monument in Russia depicting a horse. It is located in the city center and is perfectly visible from afar.

The surrounding area is lined with tiles of different colors. From here you can see the White River and picturesque nature. The monument itself is fenced with a metal grate. In Ufa, the newlyweds have a tradition. They lay flowers at the monument. Address: square im. Salavat Yulaev.

Republican Museum of Military Glory

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.6


The museum is located in Victory Park. It was opened in honor of the 55th anniversary of the Victory in the Second World War. The laconic building fits perfectly into the surrounding architecture. The museum contains collections of weapons, military uniforms, letters from soldiers and many other exhibits of a similar theme. Paintings by famous artists deserve special attention. In front of one of them, life-size warriors are installed. Determination is visible on their faces.

They praise the modern design of the premises, the good organization of exhibitions, the presence of a hall dedicated to the war in Afghanistan. The ticket price is 100 rubles. On May 9, entrance to the museum is free. Address: Komarova, 7.

The best cultural sights of Ufa

We included the popular theaters and museums of Ufa in the last category.

Russian Drama Theater of Bashkortostan

Attraction rating (Ufa): 5.0


The last nomination of the rating is opened by the drama theater, which has gone through several stages of restoration. Its history dates back to 1772. The first building was built in 19861. Today it is one of the favorite places of the city residents. Perhaps every Ufa resident has been in it at least once. The theater shows not only adults, but also children's performances. They praise the laconic interior decoration, affordable ticket prices, friendly staff, talented actors performing on the stage of the theater. Inside there is a sideboard, a wardrobe, a small museum.

You can get to the drama theater from anywhere in the city. It is located on Oktyabrya Avenue near Lenin Square. Within walking distance of the Central Park. Gafuri, Magic World Park, popular hotels.

Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theater

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.9


The next participant in the rating has existed since 1920. The construction of the opera house is today considered an important historical and architectural monument of Ufa. Its advantages include the magnificent decoration of the building, the renewed stage, a diverse repertoire, and a convenient location in the city center. Visitors note affordable ticket prices, cleanliness of the premises and excellent acoustics. Pleased with a large number of performances for children.

The room is very bright inside. It includes numerous chandeliers, lamps, mirrors. Large vaulted windows and stucco interior look very solemn. The theater houses a museum and an art gallery. Address: Lenin, 5 building 1.

Tatar theater 'Nur'

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.8

Tatar theater 'Nur'

The Nur theater focuses on performances based on the works of Tatar and Bashkir authors. It originated in 1912. After 6 years, the troupe broke up. The scene was revived only in 1989. Today, two halls are open here – the Big and the Small. The plays are staged in Tatar with simultaneous translation into Russian.

The advantages include the beautiful interior of the room, chic performances, inexpensive tickets. The atmosphere of the theater is beyond praise. It is recommended to visit for all visitors. Tickets are sold out instantly, so it is advised to purchase them in advance in order to choose a suitable seat. Address: 50 years of the USSR, 36.

National Museum of the Republic of Bashkortostan

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.7


Further in the ranking is the Museum of Bashkiria, which includes 35 exhibition halls. Here you can see many collections that introduce guests to the history and culture of the people of the republic. In total, the building has three floors with archaeological, ethnographic and cultural exhibits.

Friendly museum staff are happy to tell you about the presented copies. This is a great place for cultural activities with children. The ticket costs 150 rubles for an adult. Preschoolers are free. Address: Sovetskaya, 14.

Art Museum named after M.V. Nesterov

Attraction rating (Ufa): 4.6

Art Museum named after M.V. Nesterov

The rating is completed by a museum opened in 1920. It is located in the historical center of the city and bears the name of a native of Ufa, Mikhail Nesterov, who presented Bashkortostan with a gorgeous collection of paintings. It includes 30 works by the artist himself. A monument to the creator is erected in front of the building.

There are 8 halls inside, 3 of them are exhibition halls. In addition to paintings, you can see Nesterov's personal belongings, figures and souvenirs carved from wood. In total, the museum has over 12 thousand exhibits. The exhibitions are regularly updated, so you can visit this place every year. Address: Gogol, 27. The price for an adult ticket is 150 rubles, for a child ticket is 50 rubles. Sometimes the museum organizes free tours with the support of sponsors.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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