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Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker

Portovy dr, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk 183038, Russia
+7 911 345-67-77
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Impressive !

Not having visited a nuclear powered ship before, this was very interesting. Considering it's age... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ragnarotterstad
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Worth a detour

Early April 2018 when it was still icy cold in the northern city of Murmansk, we, a group of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
pojpol
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Moscow, Russia
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Portovy dr, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk 183038, Russia
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+7 911 345-67-77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not having visited a nuclear powered ship before, this was very interesting. Considering it's age it was even more impressive, both regarding the size and the standard on board.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Early April 2018 when it was still icy cold in the northern city of Murmansk, we, a group of friends and families, went there wishing to see the dancing northern lights. Having succeeded our main aim the previous night, we asked our guide to organise...More

Thank pojpol
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

The icebreaker in itself and the role it played was interesting to us. Our English speaking Vladimir provided us with details to make the visit enjoyable.

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

It was a huge ship with loads of interesting facts about the Lenin Icebreaker ship. It took 1 hour to see the whole ship and they had a guide, to help us understand about it but unfortunately he was speaking mostly Russian with very less...More

Thank Hina T
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Certainly worth the visit, a great tour conducted by knowledgeable guides Takes you back to a time gone by, Icebreaker seems to have stopped in time. In saying this, this is exactly what you want to see, not all modernized by today's standards Quite a...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Even tough our guide was speaking Russian only (which I don’t), the tour was interesting. You are accompanied all around the boat and see many rooms. The are pictures of the main events and only on some of them there are descriptions in English. For...More

Thank Andrea B
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Interesting guided tour of the first nuclear powered surface ship and ice breaker. Vessel has an interesting history and is interesting in and of itself.

Thank Ben B
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

If you want to feel the place visited by Fidel Castro, Yuri Gagarin, who were impressed with the high-end solutions of 50-60s -that's definately your destinations. Excursions are happening 4 times a day and additional interactive excursions are happening twice a day

Thank Georgy M
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

It is just a ship converted to a museum of sorts, but I found it interesting to tour. A guide leads you around some parts of the ship, and you can see the nuclear reactor (surely mostly just a display now), ship control areas, common...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

I was thoroughly impressed by the technology used in The Lenin's late 1950s nuclear ice breaker. While the gauges, phones, and controls seem antiquated ... one can only imagine how formidable it must have been in its day. And even today the ship seems relatively...More

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Response from jazcat100 | Reviewed this property |
Both tour guides at the Lenin spoke excellent English, perhaps you could ask at your hotel to call about the English tours. We stayed at the Azimut Murmansk and the young woman at reception called for us but, unfortunately... More
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