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Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov and the Church of the Holy Myrrhbearers

Sosnogorsk (Russian: Сосного́рск) is in the center Komi Republic of Northwestern Russia. It was founded in 1939 as a railway station and later became home to a gulag. Today it is a small city of about 26,000 on the left bank of the Izhma River. Until 1957, it was known as Izhma (И́жма).


Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The closest airport is at Ukhty.

By train[edit]

Trains through Sosnogorsk go on to Vorkuta or Labytnangi. From Moscow's Yaroslavl Station there is a direct train, Moscow-Sosnogorsk.

Get around[edit]

There are three bus routes in town: 11, 19, and 21.


1 Memorial Museum of Local History (Историко-краеведческий мемориальный музей), ул.Пионерская, д.18.


The Sosnogorsk Festival

In July, Sosnogorsk hosts the annual Komi Republic jazz, pop, and rock music festival!






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