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Experience in Barnaul, Russian Fereration by Ilya


What is it like to live in Barnaul? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

The life in Barnaul is life in average Europe town.

What is the student lifestyle like in Barnaul?

The student life in Barnaul is very simple, interesting and fun.

How much does it cost to live in Barnaul?

Accommodation: 150-200 euro (good single apartment);

Food: 300-400 euro

Transport: 10-20 euro/month

Taxi: 2-3 euro/trip

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Barnaul? Is there any advice you can give?

Yes, it is challenging to find Accommodation for students who cannot speak Russian. If you can, it is elementary.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

The food is traditional Russian food. There is a lot of soups, milk, vegetables and potatoes. The variety of meat includes chicken, beef and pork.

What places would you recommend visiting in Barnaul?

I would like to recommend to visit the Altay region museum and go for a walk on the Lenin street.

Is it good to eat out in Barnaul? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

The good place is Vilka and Lozhka(Fork and Knife).

Is the nightlife good in Barnaul? Where is good to go?

Pharaon, Chegivara, Krysha(Roof) are the most popular clubs in Barnaul.

What advice would you give future students heading to Barnaul?

Please, you should learn Russian because people speak only Russian on Barnaul.


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