To gain a deeper understanding of the Amur Oblast lifestyle get out and tour the landscapes and communities surrounding Blagoveshchensk. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Srednebelaya, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest, and Tomichi 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southwest.
Whether you're an atheist or one of the faithful, you're sure to enjoy in Amur Oblast's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance. An excellent way to truly appreciate a spot is by discovering its past. Make the time to visit the old towns while you are here.
For those who love the water, plan to enjoy some watersports. Canoeing is popular with locals and tourists and another option is boating.
Savvy travelers know that the best way to get the most out of any trip is to pick up some useful phrases in the local language. "Xotite potancevat?" is the Russian way to say "Would you like to dance with me?" And, for "Where are you from?", you can learn how to say "Otkuda ty?" Don't be shy, just give it a go!
At the end of your holiday in Blagoveshchensk, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your rubli on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Poka! (farewell) to this unique part of the world.