Mari El Republic
The Republic of Mari El is far from high mountain ranges, megalithic areas, caves and bottomless precipices.But the Republic has its own interesting objects that are related to Geology.As a rule, such natural monuments are located near Vyatka Uval – which crosses the Mari region in a meridional direction from the Kirov region to the Republic of Tatarstan. Karst objects Mari El also belong to the monuments of Geology.
The name of the Republic of Mari El is taken entirely from the definitions of Mari language and translated into Russian sounds like the Country of Mari or Mari region. The word "El", in the Mari language has a somewhat expanded meaning, it is the homeland, the region, the country, so there may be some variations in the translation of the name of the Republic, but the meaning itself is clear — this is the place where the Mari live.
Art gallery, located in a new building of Italian style, built on the main square of the city. There are a lot of works of Mari artists, perfectly reflecting the peculiarities of the perception of the world and life of this ancient nation. The tower clock of the Museum building with the battle to the motive of the Saga of saving the icon "troeruchitsa"is also very remarkable.
Another Central attraction of Yoshkar-Ola is a restored historical center with its main object – Tsarevokokshaisk the Kremlin. In very ancient times there was a wooden fortress, but it didn't survive. In 2009, the restoration of the stone Kremlin, which immediately gained popularity among tourists and locals, was successfully completed.
As you know, the richness of Mari region is in pure and beautiful nature, and the nature of Mari El is forests, lakes, rivers and, of course, wetlands. After all, without from the marshes would dry up rivers and lakes, as much of the water reserved during snowmelt and rainfall in wetlands, and then gradually given to the streams, rivers and lakes.
On the territory of the Republic there is one airport of Federal importance (Yoshkar-Ola). In Mari El there is a railway station (Yoshkar-Ola) and two bus stations (Yoshkar-Ola, Volzhsk), 14 railway stations, 51 passenger bus stations, a river port in Kozmodemyansk on the Volga river, four local ports, devices for unloading barges. Navigation on the Volga river, the Vetluga and the Sura rivers.
along the Bolshoy Kundysh on the left Bank of the underground river that feeds many lakes: Red, Moewoe, Mbuk, Bezplatnoe and others, springs and streams, and wetlands. And on this underground river travels a huge snake, which periodically appears in each of the lakes. At the same time, people often disappear in the lakes and drowns livestock. Especially at night.