Located at the foot of the mighty hills on the river bank, Chita can please visitors not only with beautiful nature, but also with a rich historical past. There are national reserves, lakes, museums, churches and other sightseeings well-known not only to the whole Russia but even to the whole world.
Chita is a multiethnic city, more than 100 different nationalities live here! Most of them are indigenous people of the region. You can see their customs and traditions (for example, visit the Buddhist datsan) and try unusual local dishes in the city.
In 1900, after building a railway, the city of Chita became the largest transport hub. The main industries in Chita are energy, as well as the food - processing industries.
Chita has the following museums:
- Trans-Baikal Regional Museum of Local Lore named after A.K. Kuznetsov (Babushkin Street, 113);
- Church of the Decembrists - the branch of the Trans-Baikal Regional Museum (Decembrists Street, 3b);
- Museum and Exhibition Center of the Trans-Baikal Region (Chkalov Street, 120a);
- Museum of Military Glory of the Siberian Military District (Lenin Street, 86);
- Trans-Baikal Railway Museum (Magistralnaya Street, 15?);
- Geological Museum of Trans-Baikal State University (Gorky Street, 28);
- Art Museum (Babushkin Street, 108).