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The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic

The Kolyma Highway

The Kolyma Highway is the current highway connecting the key cities Yakutsk and Magadan. Its length is slightly more than two thousand kilometers, of which approximately one thousand two hundred kilometers is located on the territory of Yakutia. Those who traveled along this route, say that it is one of Russia's most beautiful roads: beautiful mountains, endless taiga space and breathtaking views make travel more than once to stop to admire the view.

Sad page in the history of the construction of the Kolyma highway is considered a well-known fact that part of it was built by The Gulag prisoners who died due to the harsh conditions of life and work. That is why this route is called the «Road on the bones.»

Now tour operators offer summer and autumn tours from Yakutsk to Magadan at the legendary highway length of 1 week.

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