Syktyvkar is a city in northwestern Russia of about 235,000 and the capital city of the Komi Republic. It is an industrial city and also a major logistics hub for forestry products.
Syktyvkar has passenger services from Moscow (25 h) and Saint Petersburg (32 h) on most weekdays, as well as daily regional trains from most cities in Komi. Regional trains are often quite slow and usually don't carry first class carriages.
- “Рубликъ” Cinema, 73/6, Kuratova St, ☏ , . 9.30 – 00.30. A new modern cinema and entertainment center was opened in Syktyvkar on the 30th of March, 2011. This is the first entertainment center in the Komi Republic. The cinema is on the ground floor, and there is an entertainment center on the first floor. There is also a café on premises. 200-300 руб.
The 600-year-old monastery at Ust-Vym is an easy day trip.