Desert Rose Elista city

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Elista – is the capital of the Kalmyk republic, Russia. Elista city located on south of the country, not far from the Caspian sea. Elista surrounded by the dessert and sands, so in summer it’s really hot there, about 40-45 C. As much as it is suuny place, Elista is very friendly, bright and attractive place!

Elista – is the capital of the Kalmyk republic, Russia. Also Elista – is the chess capital, cos there was build the City Chess to receive guests of World Chess Olympiad in 1998. Since then chess were even toughed at school! =) Elista city located on south of the country, not far from the Caspian sea. Elista surrounded by the dessert and sands, so in summer it’s really hot there, about 40-45 C. As much as it is sunny place, Elista is very friendly, bright and attractive place! Moreover Kalmyk republic is one of a few Buddhist regions in Russia, and it is reflected in architecture. And so in Elista city located great magnificent Buddhist temple.

World known poet Pushkin once traveled in this area, and he was. So, if anyone would find oneself in Russian Federation you certainly should visit our desert rose – Kalmyk republic and Elista city, and you undoubtedly would be amazed by beauties of the region – by it’s openness, boundlessness of the steppe, and warm-heartedness of people!

written by in_search_of_answers on 2010-03-13 in #world #locations

4 Comments

  1. tveden
    tveden ·

    Wow thats a nice gallery 1 and 8 are my favorites. Cool location.

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Superb shots ! I love N°9 especially !

  3. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    Lovely shots and I don't know why I thought it would be cold there, those are incredible temperatures!

  4. in_search_of_answers
    in_search_of_answers ·

    thank you-thank you-thank you!!!

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