Surgut is the town with unique traditions of ancient times and prospectives of the 21st century. It organically combines advanced industrial technologies and the astonishing variety of taiga nature, bright and brave experiments in the sphere of modern art and the ancient culture of native Khanty.
Hantys believe in Mother Bear. According to the legend she brings happiness and luck. In every Hant's house, no matter if it is a chum or an izba (log hut) , there necessarily is a "happy bear corner", where they put the head of a bear decorated with bright fabrics and beads.
In the 60-ies of the XX century became the center of Surgut oil and gas production. 25 Jun, 1965 camp Surgut was transformed into the city. City Day celebrated on 12 June.
Economy is related to oil and gas processing. Major companies - «Surgutneftegaz» (4 th place in the Russian Federation oil) and «Surgutgazprom».
The city is also a powerful river port, the largest railway hub in Western Siberia and modern AEROCOMPLEX. The population of Surgut, about 300 people - the city is the second largest in the Tyumen region
As many Surgut attractions that may be of interest to tourists. Particular attention travelers are Transfiguration Church and other churches city.
At 16 km from the city located Barsova mountain, where there Khanty ancient sanctuary. On the territory of Surgut Holmogorsky found the treasure - an archaeological monument to the history and culture, which found a unique collection of ancient relics (religious ornaments, iron, daggers, knives and other weapons).
The city has many historical monuments and museum complex:
The climate is distinctly continental: harsh winters and short warm summers. The temperature can vary dramatically even during the day. The average temperature in January: -22 C °, July +18 C °.
The city is located at the 61 th parallel of north latitude. Winter here lasts about seven months of the year - it must be borne in mind, gathering on a trip to Surgut. According to climatic conditions in an area of the city, amounting to Far North.
Medvezhy Ugol Hotel Complex