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Bashkortostan

bashkortostan republic – республика башкортостан

ufa – уфа

Ufa is the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan or simply Bashkiria home of the Bashkirs, a Muslim Turkic people very close relatives to the Tatars in Tatarstan. As Tatars jokingly say, a Bashkir is a Tatar but a bit untamed.  So came, that Ufa has no major sights but the city is a pleasant quiet place for a one day walk.

Salavat Yulaev – the national hero mounts a horse on the high bank of the Belaya River.

The local parliament.


The National Theatre.

The Baskortostan Hotel.

A movie theatre.

The 19th century trading arcade.


A modern office building.

A road stela marking entry to Bashkortostan.


A typical Bashkiria landscape.


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