In many people’s view, the Arctic is one of the mysterious places on the globe. The territory of eternal cold and polar nights, the kingdom of snow-white icebergs – all these epithets very accurately characterize the Russian Arctic. This place is considered to be a real paradise for extreme travelers who dream of joining something great. The Arctic is the territory for true heroes who are not afraid of serious challenges, but are ready to do anything to establish themselves as courageous and enduring people. The polar terrain is famous not only for its magnificent snowy landscapes, but also for its rich cultural heritage.
Through the exhibition visitors can take a virtual tour of the Arctic and get acquainted with its history. At the exhibition you can immerse yourself in the cultural traditions of Arctic residents, with the hunting and economic activities of the top of the world. The largest inhabitant of the Arctic is the polar bear, but the name of the area came from other sources, it is directly related to the ancient Greek names of the largest constellations.
The scale of the region is massive (the area of the Arctic is 27 million square kilometers). The huge potential and a large number of minerals hidden in the depths have always attracted a lot of tourists, researchers, geographers, traders and businessmen.
Throughout its long history, Russia has always been attracted to the Arctic for a variety of reasons. Over the years, Russian scientists, seafarers, travelers, military men, and traders have explored in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance the public’s perception of the countless cultural treasures of this amazing land. Long-term observation of indigenous ethnic groups has allowed for the mutual enrichment of peoples in many areas. The modern population of the Russian Arctic embodies the age-old cultural traditions and the unification of the best elements of culture and religion, economic achievements and achievements of the peoples living not only in the territory of the polar region, but also in the surrounding areas.
Numerous ethnographic objects and archaeological discoveries help visitors to create a unique image of the “Arctic Home”. Everyone has the opportunity to get acquainted with unique collections of photographs and drawings, as well as with modern multimedia projects that clearly demonstrate all the advantages and features of ethnic groups and local cultures, which are concentrated in the vast territory of the Arctic.
Visitors can explore the ehibit until June 1, 2019.For more information about this exhibition, you can get in the local travel agencies of St. Petersburg.
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