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The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic

The Yana river

The Yana river connect Krasnoyarsk Region and the Republic of Sakha. The Yana river isn't so well-known as other Russian rivers, for example Lena, Yenisei or Don rivers but interesting for tourists who love travel by the untouched nature.

The river Yana is formed by merge of two rivers: right river Sartang, and left Dulgalakh river. The Yana river flow among the boundless tundra and a taiga, among boggy places and the massif flows, meeting almost all types of a relief on the way.

In coastal villages there are such sights as the Sacred mountains Kisilyakh, the Verkhoyansk local history museum in the city of Verkhoyansk. Local history museum of municipal educational institution "Adychinsky school of V. S. Chirikov" in the village Adycha, the geological museum 'Yangeologiya' in the Batagai village, a geological monument 'Mother Gora' ('Mother Mount') being one of the most unique and high mountain tops of the Verkhoyansk district, on the mountain there are rare on beauty ostanets of rocks who aren't conceding the greatness to Lena Pillars.

Tourists attract week rafting tours down the river and fishing. During the rafting there are opens an improbable view of Verkhoyansk Mountains — snow-covered mountains, hills, woods. Especially successful can contemplate the Polar lights, and the tremendous Sacred mountains Kisilyakh — the surprising heaps of stones in accuracy reminding standing people. Northern Shambhala — so call this place because of its special power. On a local legend, on the mountains Kisilyakh from time immemorial there live the top deities — 'Aiyi. The people believing in great forces of nature and persons interested to recover from different illnesses, rise by sacred mountains in obligatory escort of shaman guides. On these mountains there are many mysterious and mystical phenomena, strange transformations in an organism and soul of the person. According to statements of the Yakut shamans, the mountain Kisilyakh are the shortest link between "the top world" — the Universe and "the median world" — the planet Earth. The person who lost natural harmony with the nature is obliged to rise by mountains of gods again to find it.

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Address: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

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