A beautiful modern city, a real pearl of the south of Russia - Krasnodar - is ideally suited for life. There are practically no industries left in the city that made it so famous in the Soviet years, but now it has a huge number of shopping and entertainment centers, commercial educational institutions, clubs, cafes and restaurants. So if you have free time and a certain amount of money, then it will not be difficult to spend good leisure time in Krasnodar.
Where to go to relax in a big city? It all depends on your age, preferences, company and cash (or non-cash) funds. If you are young and want to have a bright time, there are many city nightclubs at your service for every taste. From the oldest ones - for example, Joy, where the New Year is traditionally celebrated in June-July, to the newest and most stylish ones like Shakti on Dzerzhinsky Street. There are about four dozen nightclubs in the city, so everyone will find a place to their liking and to their pocket. However, lovers of a more classic pastime will not be disappointed either. Krasnodar has a huge number of bars, restaurants and cafes for absolutely every taste. You can get together with friends for a drink and at the same time practice your vocal chords in one of the 20 karaoke clubs in the city, and have something exotic to eat - at a sushi bar, Chinese restaurant, oriental restaurant or an Italian cafe. The city has a huge amount both for places for the most discerning public, and without any special claims. By the way, when it comes to Krasnodar cafes and restaurants, it should be noted that the expression “for every taste” can be taken literally. Here you can find not only establishments that feed visitors with traditional Russian European, Ukrainian, Asian, Caucasian, Oriental food, but also restaurants serving Lebanese, Turkish, Romanian, French and Hungarian cuisines. Well, what if you intend to meet with a friend, friend and just want to chat in a cozy atmosphere, drink coffee, tea or a cocktail, eat a delicious cake? In Krasnodar, there is a huge number of coffee shops where you can enjoy your time literally "on the run" - at lunchtime or on the way from one end of the city to the other. Several shopping and entertainment centers are open for family recreation in the city - "SBS", "City", "Gallery", "Europe", "Red Square" and others. Everything in them is arranged in exactly the same way as in other European cities: cinemas with modern equipment, playgrounds, an ice rink, a huge number of cafes and restaurants, slot machines and, of course, an overwhelming variety of shops. However, there are also less traditional ways of spending leisure time. In the summertime, you can go with the whole family to the largest safari park in the south, which is on "Sunny Island". Monkeys, zebras, ostriches, reptiles, kangaroos, lemurs, tigers, panthers, Japanese cranes, eagles, pheasants, yaks, black swans and many other animals live here on an area of several kilometers in spacious open-air cages. Children will love the daily show with trained marine animals in the park. Tours of visiting stars often take place in Krasnodar. Here the choice is really great: visiting circus teams, Russian and foreign pop stars, theater groups like to visit the southern and friendly city. However, there are also a lot of professionals among the collectives of local theaters. Krasnodar is famous for exhibitions. Those who like to spend time with benefit not only for the torso, but also for the mind will find it interesting to go to the Felitsin Museum, the Kovalenko Art Museum, the Literary Museum and others. In addition to permanent exhibitions, exhibitions of visiting artists are often held here. Krasnodar is home to KrasnodarEXPO, the largest exhibition center in the south of Russia.Specialized exhibitions of products of various companies, congresses and seminars are held here all year round. It is here that you can meet potential business partners, get acquainted with the achievements of tourism and other business, taste new products of local manufacturers, etc. Well, if you are a sports fan, you will not get bored in Krasnodar. In addition to all of the above, the city has modern stadiums and sports centers, where competitions of local and visiting teams are regularly held. Krasnodar is a truly cozy place. Despite its size, it still retains something typical of cute provincial towns. And this kindness, sincerity, freshness and a little naivety lays its mark on everything here. Here you can live, work, spend leisure time and do your favorite hobbies. And the people in Krasnodar are kind.