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The Obelisk on the Border Between Europe and Asia

Moskovskiy trakt 17 km, 2, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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A fun stop outside of Yekaterinburg

A pleasant stop to document one's journey from Europe to Asia. The Obelisk is fun for a quick... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Andrew E
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Interesting to stand with one foot in Asia and One in Europe.

Monument is in he Urals not far from Yekaterinburg. Interesting to stand spanning the two... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
blkptds
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Alton Bay, New Hampshire
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
24 Sep 2017
“Interesting to stand with one foot in Asia and One in Europe.”
22 Nov 2017
“A fun stop outside of Yekaterinburg”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Moskovskiy trakt 17 km, 2, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

A pleasant stop to document one's journey from Europe to Asia. The Obelisk is fun for a quick photo, but what I really enjoyed were the prayer ribbons tied on the trees nearby - primarily by young couples about to be married. A lot of...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Monument is in he Urals not far from Yekaterinburg. Interesting to stand spanning the two continents, Only negative is that teh Government has not done more to maintain.

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Bit of a disappointment as there is not a lot to see. A big silver thing, a tacky shop and some walls made out of bottles. Much better places to visit.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

It's one of those things that needs to be done. The must have photo of you with one foot in Europe and 1 in Asia. Good fun.

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is probably the most visited of the 3 obelisks as it is closest to Yekaterinburg and has organized tours. For 1000 rubles or so you can hire a taxi for the round-trip plus 10 minutes on site. There is also a different, older obelisk...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited this Obelisk on a hot and sunny August day. It is situated only 17km from Jekaterinburg. We were able to stand in Europe and in Asia at the same time. The Obelisk has the letters A for Asia and E for Europe. To...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2016

What a surprise we had awaiting us as we toasted with champagne and added our bottle to the champagne bottle wall. The border is very simply displayed, and fun to visit.

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

There are many monuments on the border and this is not the best one. When you go the biggest by car you'll see it by the way...

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