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Situated in the very heart of Western Siberia, Tomsk Oblast is home to real Siberian nature; the endless taiga forests, rivers, lakes and swamps allow you to imagine yourself as one of the first settlers who came to this land more than 400 years ago. The best souvenir from Tomsk Oblast is the pine nut, after all, the region is called the pine capital. Tomsk is officially recognized as the student capital. Unique wooden architecture gives the region a unique cultural foundation.More about the region